Down 2-0, Neligh-Oakdale refused to lose Tuesday night and nearly rallied as the Warriors forced five sets against Creighton.
Neligh-Oakdale powered back to tie the C2-6 subdistrict final at 2-2 before Creighton won the final set 15-10 for the 3-2 win.
Creighton won 25-9, 25-8, 22-25, 22-25, 15-10.
Neligh-Oakdale was led by Chase Vleck with 20 kills, 13 digs and two ace serves. Nikki Grosserode had 11 kills, 13 digs and one ace serve. Natilee Payne put up 32 set assists and had 21 digs. Kristen Snodgrass added another 20 digs. Kinsley Klabenes had six kills, three set assists, one solo block and nine digs. Bailey Frey had four solo blocks, three kills and 10 digs. Taylor Sehi had four solo blocks, three digs and two kills.