MUNCIE, Ind. -- It was a dismal day in Muncie for the Columbus North volleyball team.
The Bull Dogs went 0-4 to place eighth of eight teams in the loaded Muncie Central Invitational.
CN opened by falling to Class 4A No. 12 Muncie Central 25-17, 25-7. The Bull Dogs followed by dropping matches to 4A No. 8 Elkhart Memorial 25-21, 25-15 and 2A No. 6 Wapahani 25-18, 25-14. CN ended its day by falling to McCutcheon 25-14, 25-18 in the seventh-place match.
Muncie Central knocked off previously undefeated Class 3A No. 1 Yorktown 25-11, 25-21 in the championship match. Elkhart Memorial beat Lawrence North 25-16, 23-25, 15-11 for third place, and Wapahahi topped 3A No. 11 Mishawaka Marian 26-24, 23-25, 15-11 for fifth place.
Columbus North, now 8-17 for the season, returns to action on Thursday (Oct. 1) when it visits rival Columbus East. The freshman match begins at 5:30 p.m. The JV match follows about 6:30 p.m. The varsity completes the tripleheader about 7:30 p.m.