PREP VOLLEYBALL

Newman Catholic 3, Clarksville 2

CLARKSVILLE — Newman Catholic was on the brink of being eliminated Tuesday after dropping the first two sets in its regional opener vs. Clarksville, but the Knights rallied to take the final three sets to win and keep their season alive.

Set scores were 18-25, 19-25, 25-15, 25-11, 15-11.

The Knights advance to face No. 10 Dunkerton in a regional quarterfinal on Monday in Dunkerton.

COLLEGE SOCCER

NIACC 2, DCTC 1

MASON CITY — NIACC topped DCTC 2-1 Tuesday in an ICCAC contest on the NIACC campus.

NIACC received goals from Harry Holland on a penalty kick in the first half and Jack Doyle with 22 minutes, 32 seconds remaining in the contest.

Doyle's goal proved to be the game-winner as the Trojans completed the season sweep of DCTC. The Trojans nipped DCTC 2-1 in double overtime in the season opener in September in Rosemount, Minn.

NIACC (7-6 overall, 4-4 in the ICCAC) returns to action Wednesday at home in a non-league match against Hawkeye CC. Match time is 3 p.m. on the NIACC pitch.

WOMEN'S SOCCER

NIACC 5, DCTC 0

MASON CITY — NIACC snapped a 7-game losing skid with a 5-0 victory over DCTC in an ICCAC match Tuesday afternoon on the NIACC campus.

NIACC received three first-half goals from Lena Oliver and cruised to its first conference victory. The Lady Trojans (4-7 overall, 1-6 in the league) also received goals from Jessica Altman, Olga Oliver and Isabella Lago.

NIACC completed the season sweep over DCTC. The Lady Trojans opened their 2017 season with a 7-2 nonconference win over the Blue Knights on Sept. 2 in Rosemount, Minn.

NIACC returns to action Wednesday with a home nonconference match against Hawkeye CC. Match time at the NIACC pitch is set for 1 p.m.

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