Scottsbluff was in midseason form on Thursday night as the Bearcats drained nine three pointers on their way to a 51-30 win over Chadron in the Western Conference Tourney opener on Thursday.
The Cardinals will now face Sidney at 4:00 pm at Gering High School on Friday.
Chadron kept the margin within single digits until late in the first half when Scottsbluff built a 26-11 halftime lead.
A 12-point 3rd quarter allowed the Cards to cut the deficit down to 31-23, but Scottsbluff responded everytime Chadron thought about closing the gap.
In his Chadron debut, Justus Alcorn paced the Cardinals with 10-points. Xander Provance tallied 9 and Dawson Dunbar added 7.
We will carry the Cardinals contest against Sidney with pregame coverage starting at 3:50 pm on FM 107.7 KBPY and Chadrad.com.