The Pirate volleyball team opened their conference season with a 25-19, 25-21, 25-18 loss at rival Moorpark College on Wednesday night. Morgan Gallagher had nine kills to lead Ventura (4-8, 0-1) while Brooklyn Wallet recorded six winners. Kassidy Wilson had 16 assists, 10 digs and three services aces in the match.
Ventura returns home Friday Sept. 27 with a non-conference match against Butte College. First serve is slated for 6:00 pm.