The Central Lakes College Raiders ended their season with a strong effort Saturday, but were done in by turnovers in a 71-58 loss to Rochester in a Southern Division game.
CLC ended with a 2-10 mark in division play and an were 8-17 overall.
It was payback time Saturday.
The Central Lakes Raiders entered Saturday's game against Minnesota West with a chip on their shoulders and walked away with a 101-53 victory.
Minnesota West handed CLC its first loss Jan. 25 by a score of 63-61.
The Central Lakes Raiders failed to take advantage of an opportunity to solidify postseason position Saturday with a 52-47 loss to Ridgewater in Brainerd.
Ridgewater's lone division win came against CLC Jan. 11.
Maurice Hernandez made buckets at key times in both halves of Saturday's Southern Division matchup with Riverland and finished with a team-high 25 points to lead the NJCAA's top-ranked Central Lakes Raiders to a 93-69 victory in Brainerd.
The Central Lakes Raiders sophomores were able to accomplish something significant Saturday.
With a 92-71 win over Vermilion, the NJCAA Division III No. 1 ranked Raiders finished non-divison play with a perfect record.