The Central Lakes College Raiders defeated North Dakota State College of Science in volleyball Wednesday, coming from behind to avenge last week’s loss to the Wildcats. Losing the first two games, 21-25 and 19-25, CLC was on the ropes and refused to give the Division II visitors a shutout. CLC won the third game, 25-23, then gained momentum for a 25-19 triumph to set up the deciding 15-point game, which went for the fired-up Raiders, 15-6. Freshman Lindsay Monson poked 15 kills and put up 3 blocks while assisting on numerous other means to thwart the NDSCS attack. Another force in the middle was sophomore Alanna Hansen, who slammed 11 kills. The balanced CLC unit showed its defensive savvy with digs and blocks spread across the squad. Sophomore Hayley Hornick led with 10 digs, while soph Crysta Christensen and frosh Tiffany Hartung and Amanda Larson each had 7. Tiffany showed her setting skills with a game-high 16. Rookie setter Keinna Wurtinger dished out 9 set assists. First-year standout Sami Knott continued to play solid ball with 8 kills, 6 set assists and 3 digs. Numerous ace serves punctuated the strong CLC attack, which awaits Minnesota West and St. Cloud Tech on Friday in the triangular at St. Cloud. The Raiders are 2-3 and hungry for more exciting, enjoyable team volleyball.