Gothenburg had chances to win, but a slow start hurt in a 10-7 loss at Ord.

The Chanticleers (8-1) took a 10-0 lead in the first half, and the Swedes (7-2) couldn’t quite catch up in the district title game on Friday.

Brady rolled past rival Maxwell and into the playoffs with a 56-26 win last Thursday at home.

The Eagles (4-4) put up 483 yards of total offense and opened with a 30-6 halftime lead en route to the victory.

Brady won its 20th match of the season Oct. 16 with a 3-0 win over visiting Elwood. The Lady Eagles (20-5) rolled to a 25-12, 25-16 and 25-9 win.

Brady will have quite the challenge in its playoff opener on Thursday night.

The Eagles (4-4) face 7-1 Clearwater-Orchard in a 5 p.m. road game. Brady is the 14th seed, while Clearwater-Orchard is the third seed in the Class D1 playoffs.

Brady rolled past rival Maxwell last Thursday to earn a playoff berth. The Eagles open the playoffs with a 5 p.m. Thursday game at Clearwater/ Orchard.

Brady dropped its fourth straight game with a 44-12 loss at Sandhills/Thedford last Thursday. The Knights (6-1) rolled up 428 yards of total offense, with 380 yards coming on the