FOREST GROVE, ORE.—Facing a pair of talented teams at the Oregon Trail Classic Friday, the Central College volleyball squad dropped a pair of matches against Willamette University (Ore.) and Pacific University (Ore.).
In the opener against Willamette, Central fell in straight sets 25-19, 25 -23, 25-21. Against the Boxers, Central was strong in the first two sets before falling 25-22, 24-26, 25-12, 25-14.
Central had a player with double-digit kills in both contests, Krissa Larson (sophomore, Waverly, Waverly-Shell Rock HS) had 11 against Willamette and Ruth Hruska-Kelly (sophomore, Brookfield, Ill., Riverside-Brookfield HS) recorded 10 against Pacific.
Ashley Moore (sophomore, Riverside, Ill., Riverside-Brookfield HS) led the team with 15 assists against Pacific in the second game.
Central moves down the road to Portland tomorrow for matches against Lewis & Clark College and Linfield College.