TILDEN — The Cedar Catholic volleyball team stumbled out of the gates in the 2008 season-opener.
Cedar dropped a two-set loss to Elkhorn Valley and then fell in a two-set loss to Battle Creek.
The Elkhorn Valley Lady Falcons earned a 25-12, 25-12 decision over Cedar. Battle Creek then defeated Cedar 25-21, 25-15.
The Cedar defense showed its rust early.