Loggers roll past Trinity in straight sets

BUTTE FALLS — Mariah Moore demonstrated her versatility as Butte Falls swept Trinity Lutheran in Mountain Valley League volleyball Friday.

The Loggers defeated visiting Trinity, 25-8, 27-25, 25-11.

Moore, a senior outside hitter, had team highs in kills (nine) and digs (15) and served six aces.

In the opening game, Moore put together a serving run of eight straight points with five aces. Joli Hobbs served 10 straight in the first set to give the Loggers a 22-12 lead.

"(Moore) is a good strong player and team leader," said Butte Falls coach Skyler Harrington. "She does what it takes to help the team."

The Saints had a game point in the second set but Tamika Funk served three straight points to snatch the victory.

For the match, Funk served eight aces and chipped in seven kills.

"Our defense put the pressure on them," said Harrington. "We picked up what they were hitting or any free balls and were able to capitalize."

The Loggers (8-3, 5-1 MVL) had 20 aces in the match.

"We were able to maintain control because of our serving," said Harrington. "We came out strong and stayed competitive throughout the whole thing."

HOSANNA CHRISTIAN 3, PROSPECT 0 — At Prospect, Hosanna Christian won, 27-25, 25-12, 25-21, despite eight kills, eight assists, 15 digs and 11-for-11 serving from Prospect's Heather Lass.

The Cougars (5-2, 3-2 MVL) also got 10-for-10 serving and eight assists from Jessica Van Wormer, five kills from Caree Mickelsen and 16 digs from Kylie Maletic.

MAZAMA 8, CASCADE CHRISTIAN 0 — At Klamath Falls, Mazama's Karena Foust was unstoppable, scoring four goals and notching two assists in the nonconference game.

Cascade Christian dropped to 2-3-1 overall.

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