LINCOLN – North Bend Central met #2 seeded Bishop Neumann in the first round of the girls Class C1 state basketball tournament at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Thursday.
The game was close throughout, with Neumann holding a slim 23-21 lead at halftime.
North Bend Central was held to nine points in the third quarter and found themselves trailing 35-30 heading into the fourth.
The Tigers turned the tide in the fourth, and held a two point lead with just over two minutes to play. The score ended up tied at 46-46 at the end of regulation.
Neumann held NBC to just two points in the extra period, and the Cavaliers won 52-48.
Sydney Emanuel led the Tigers with 13 points, while Megan Ortmeier and Cierra Kluthe each added 10.
North Bend Central ends its season at 19-8.