The Chadron boys and girls basketball teams had a heartbreaking night at Rapid City Christian with a pair of nailbiting losses.
Tied at 45 in the girls game, Christian’s Olivia Kieffer went the length of the floor to put the Comets up two. Chadron had an opportunity to tie or win the game with 10-seconds left but failed to get a shot off before the buzzer.
Taverra Sayaloune led the Cardinals and tied a career high with 15-points.
The boys game was just as close, with the game tied at 47 late in the 4th before Christian went on a 5-0 run for a 52-47 lead.
Xander Provance scored three in a row for Chadron to cut it to 52-50, but the Comets sank two free throws to seal the win.
Provance and Collin Brennan shared team high honors with 15 points a piece.
Chadron is at home on Saturday against Valentine. Game time of the double header is 3:30.