Smoky Valley opened up their home schedule Tuesday, losing to Marion and Hoisington in a triangular at Smoky Valley High School.
The Vikings put up a fight against Marion, as they went three sets, falling 23-25, 25-14 and 17-25.
Smoky Valley was then defeated by Hoisington in straight sets, falling 25-11 and 25-13.
The Vikings went 1-1 in pool play of the CKL Preseason Tournament Saturday in Hillsboro, winning against Larned (25-23, 18-25, 25-19) and losing to Hesston (16-25, 19-25).
In bracket play, SVHS went 0-3, losing to Pratt (18-25, 23-25), Sterling (23-25, 23-25) and Haven (19-25, 19-25).