CORNELIUS – Team DCC (Dream, Create, Complete), a FIRST LEGO team, won a second-place trophy Nov. 9 in the Robot Design category of the N.C. Regional Qualifying Tournament at Pine Lake Preparatory in Mooresville.

The Cornelius-based team ranked fifth overall among 16 teams, giving them the opportunity to advance to the state competition in January at N.C. A&T University in Greensboro.

The team is affiliated with the nonprofit YETI Inc. (Youth Engineering and Technology Inspiration) and seeks sponsorships from businesses.