In the Sept. 30 NJCAA poll, the Blinn College volleyball team (17-2) stayed in the No. 5 position after winning its Region XIV opener against Navarro College 25-19, 25-12, 26-24.
Blinn will play North Central Texas in Gainesville at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
Other ranked Region XIV teams: No. 7 San Jacinto College-Central (12-2), No. 14 Lee College (10-4), and No. 18 Laredo Community College (14-0).