Portage Central volleyball outlasted DeWitt Thursday to claim a regional championship in a five-set match. The final tally was 26-24, 22-25, 25-27, 25-15, 15-11; giving the Mustangs their third-ever regional title and first since 2016.
The win puts Portage Central at 21-9 overall according to Maxpreps and sets up a battle with third-ranked Lowell, the 2019 Division 1 runner-up. The Mustangs have only advanced beyond the quarterfinals once, taking runner-up in 2009. Tuesday’s quarterfinal will be hosted by Gull Lake with a 7 p.m. ET scheduled first serve.