(Neb.)- Cardinals Pick Up 5th In A Row, Defeat Alliance
(Chadron)- A 14-2 third quarter run, and a 9-of-13 performance from the free throw line was just enough to propell Chadron to their fifth straight win, 53-47 over Alliance.
A back and forth first quarter played in to the hands of Chadron as Cooper Heusman and Joe Matt combined for 8 point to help the Cards to a 12-10 lead after 8-minutes.
The Cards extended their lead through the 2nd quarter, outscoring the Dawgs 12-9 in the period to take a 24-19 hafltime lead.
The Cards offense couldn't miss the first 2 1/2 minutes of the 3rd quarter, building a 38-21 lead, but Alliance answered with a run of their own to pull back with in 10.
Chadron maintained a 9-to-10 point lead throughout the final quarter, but saw Alliance cut the score down to six on three different occasions.
Heusman led the way with 18-points, while Matt added 15.
The Cards are now 7-5 on the season and will travel to Gering next Friday.
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