Columbus – The North Platte Community College Lady Knights basketball team ended their season at the first round of the Region IX Division II basketball tournament, being defeated by the Central Community College Lady Raiders 88-77 on Wednesday night.
The Lady Knights end their season with a 4-22 record. The Lady Knights were led in scoring by Naria Hall with 19 points. Allison Tichy and Peighton Porter each ended with 13 points. Nahatabaa Nacona added 12 points. Donaija Buirst led the Lady Knights with 10 rebounds.
The Lady Raiders had five players in double figures led by Maddy Wolfe with 24 points. Quenshae Love was close behind at 22 points. Alexis Raemaekers added 12 points. Paxton Throne had 11 points and Payton Blanke finished with 10 points.
The Lady Raiders, now 9-20 on the season, advance to the Region IX Division II championship on Monday, March 5 in Beatrice against the Southeast Community College Lady Storm.