The Chargers ended the season in the sectional championship to Conway Springs, 39-14, finishing with a record of 9-2.
Football defeated Marion 22-14 Friday for the school’s first regional title. The Chargers enter the quarterfinals for the first time since 1976.
The Chargers handled the Belle Plaine Dragons easily Thursday, winning 54-13. The Chargers got off to a hot start, forcing a safety on the second play from scrimmage. The Chargers built on to lead 54-0 at half.
Football secured a district championship, cross country finished the regular season and a volleyball player achieved a career milestone.
Football wins its fifth straight and Wurtz adds another cross country win in this week's sports briefs.
The Chargers upset the Smith Center Redmen, ranked #2 by KPreps in 1A, Friday, 40-38. “I’m very proud of the players, they fought hard, battled back and won a tough game,” head coach Jess Rutledge said.