The Central Community College volleyball team went the full five games with Northeast Community College before securing a 3-2 victory in the third round of the NJCAA Division II national tournament.
The Hawks opened the match with a 25-21 win over the Raiders in the first set. CCC then posted identical 25-17 victories in sets 2 and 3, followed by Northeast posting a 25-20 triumph in set 4 to force a decisive fifth match. CCC moved on with a 15-8 win.
CCC's win sets up a meeting with Iowa Central Community College on Saturday morning for 9th place in the tournament. The ICCC defeated CCC, 3-1, at the Raider Classic in early October. Saturday morning's contest starts at 8 a.m. CST and live coverage will be available at www.njcaatv.com.