Trailing just 42-38 heading into the 4th quarter, Chadron was outscored 15-5 over the final eight minutes as they fell to Rapid City Christian 57-43 on Friday night.
Chadron stayed right on the heels of the Comets through the first half trailing by eight at both the end of the first quarter and at halftime.
As the Cardinals built momentum in the 3rd quarter, they closed the gap to 40-38 before the RCC got the final basket of the quarter.
A pair of made baskets were all that Chadron could hit in the 4th quarter to lose their 4th straight game.
Justus Alcorn was the only Cardinals in double figures with 17 points.
Now at 9-9, Chadron travels to Valentine on Saturday.