The Central Community College volleyball team won its first match and lost the second in a triangular hosted by Cloud County (Kan.) Community College on Saturday. A recap of each match is below.
CCC is 7-10 on the year and will be back in action on Tuesday night with a home match against North Platte Community College. The 8-9 Knights swept the Raiders, 3-0, on Feb. 10 in North Platte. Game time is set for 6 p.m.
Match 1 vs. Labette (Kan.) Community College
The Raiders defeated the Cardinals, 3-1, in the opener.
LCC won the first match, 25-20, before CCC rattled off three wins for the victory. The scores were 25-12, 25-18 and 25-12.
Match 2 vs. Cloud County Community College
The Raiders went five sets with the host Thunderbirds before the home team won, 3-2.
The teams swapped the first two sets with CCCC taking the opener, 25-18. CCC claimed the second set, 25-23. The Raiders won the third set, 25-19, which was answered by a 25-23 T-Bird win in the fourth set. Cloud County won the decisive fifth set with a 15-10 victory.
“We had a really solid day,” said CCC head coach Abby Pollart. “I am proud of the fight our squad showed and the improvements we’ve made over the last couple of weeks. Our offense, defense and serve receive all made big improvements.”