In the final game of the regular season, the Chambers/Wheeler Central/Ewing Renegades faced an unexpected struggle.
After going into halftime with a 22-6 lead, the Renegades found themselves in a tie ball game when Clearwater-Orchard scored near the end of the third to bring the score to 28-28.
However, once the fourth quarter started, it was all CWCE. An interception return for a near-score, a fumble recovery in the endzone and a couple of short touchdown runs gave the Renegades a 52-28 win to finish out he regular season 8-0.
Statistics for CWCE will be added to this story when they become available.
The Renegades now await the announcement of their opponent for the first round of the playoffs, which are set to begin Thursday.
In other Holt County action Thursday night:
West Holt tops Ainsworth 51-24.
Stuart falls to Bloomfield 62-23.
St. Mary's squeaks past Osmond 30-28.