Chadron Beats Alliance, Chase County To Close Regular Season


The Chadron High softball team capped off their best regular season since 2017, their last state tourney appearance, with a pair of wins on Saturday.

Two runs in each of the 3rd and 5th innings helped Chadron overcome a 4-3 deficit against Chase County to turn in a 7-4 victory.

The game was highlighted by Ember Diers first home run of the season. Avereille Sager went 2-for-2 at the plate with a trio of RBI’s.

Chadron built a 10-0 lead through three and a half innings and held off Alliance for a 10-3 win.

Haylee Wild had a homer as one of three Cardinals to have a two RBI game along with Sarah LeBere and Kinley Richardson.

Head Coach Jodi Hendrickson continues to be impressed by her young squad saying, “We have a young team compared to our competition and continue to improve and shock people. We have a full lineup of girls with a 300 batting average or higher.”

Chadron is now 13-13 and will head to Scottsbluff on Monday for the B-10 sub-district tournament where they will play Gering in the semifinals at 4:00 pm. The Chadron/Gering winner will get the Scottsbluff/Alliance winner in the championship game at 6:00 pm.

On the sub-district tourney Hendrickson says, “This year’s Class B-10 District is tough, I see one of these teams headed to State and being very successful.”

The B-10 winner advances to the best of three district rounds on Friday and Saturday.

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