Day zchay lon Gardner led all scorers with 23 points to lead the Raiders to a 72-65 win over the visiting Knights.
The first half was close throughout and CCC led by two at halftime, 30-28. The Raiders outscored the Knights in the third quarter, 20-14, which turned out to be the final margin as NPCC came up short.
“The girls did a great job just staying the course and playing together as a team,” said CCC head coach Billy Perkins. “We did a good job of controlling the tempo of the game and stopping their runs in the third quarter. It was a great team win and everyone did a great job executing the game plan.”
With the win, CCC has won four out of the last five games. The Raiders are 9-13 on the season.
The Central Community College men’s basketball team lost to North Platte Community College, 92-57, on Friday night at Raider Fieldhouse.
NPCC shot 52 percent from the floor, while CCC was held to 38 percent. The Knights outrebounded the Raiders, 45-30.
The loss gives the Raiders an 8-15 mark.
CCC was supposed to play McCook on the road Monday night, but both contests were called off due to inclement weather.