REEDSPORT — The Oakland volleyball team dropped a hard-fought battle to Elkton on Saturday in bracket play at the Reedsport Booster Club Tournament.

Set scores were 25-20, 26-24 in the best-of-three match.

In pool play, the Oakers (1-9 overall) lost to Reedsport 25-6, 25-22; split with Riddle 23-25, 25-18; and defeated Gold Beach 25-17, 25-21.

Sophomore Taylor Yard had five kills and two blocks, and Paige Smith added six kills and two aces for Oakland against Gold Beach. Sophomore Aubry Brownson chipped in three kills and seven assists, while Mady Gibbs contributed three kills versus Elkton.

The Oakers resume Central Valley Conference play at home against East Linn Christian Tuesday.

Sports Editor Tom Eggers can be reached at 541-957-4220 or email

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