The Central Community College volleyball team lost to North Platte Community College, 3-2, in the championship match of the Region IX tournament.
The Knights took the first two sets by the count of 25-20 and 25-21. The Raiders avoided a shutout in the third set, 25-20, and forced a decisive fifth set with a 25-19 final in the fourth set. North Platte won the title and a ticket to the NJCAA national tournament with a 15-9 final in the fifth set.
Emily Otten totaled 17 kills, while Chloe Odbert doled out 38 assists. Devyn Erickson posted 21 digs, Jordan Wegner tallied eight blocks and Michaela Dukes served three aces.
The Raiders finished the season with a record of 9-15.
Following the championship match, Erickson, Odbert, Otten and Wegner were named to the All-Region IX team.