FORT DODGE - The NIACC soccer team dropped a 3-1 decision to Iowa Central in the opening round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament on Saturday at the Harlan Rogers Sports Complex.
Iowa Central took a 2-0 lead in the second half and added its third goal in the final minute to advance to the regional final four. The Tritons play at top-seed Indian Hills on Tuesday in the regional semifinals.
NIACC scored a goal by Niall Coulthard on an indirect kick to make it 2-1 with 10:37 remaining in the contest.
NIACC wrapped up the 2017 season with a record of 8-8. It's the first time since the 2011 season that the Trojans have finished with at least a .500 record.
NIACC 2, DCTC 1 (2OT)
NIACC 3, Lake Superior College 2
NIACC 6, Gustavus Adolphus JV 0
Marshalltown CC 2, NIACC 1
Iowa Lakes 4, NIACC 0
Indian Hills 6, NIACC 1
NIACC 12, Hawkeye CC 1
Iowa Western 4, NIACC 0
Iowa Central 2, NIACC 1
Gustavus Adolphus JV 5, NIACC 3
NIACC 4, Northeast CC 0
NIACC 6, Scott CC 1
NIACC 2, DCTC 1
Hawkeye CC 5, NIACC 4 (OT)
NIACC 1, Iowa Lakes 0
NJCAA Region XI Tournament
Iowa Central 3, NIACC 1