Axtell’s boys, the FKC Tourney eighth seed, met up with ninth-seeded Overton in the opening round on January 30 and the Eagles got the win 60-55. The game was played at Axtell and the loss dropped the Cats to 7-11. Axtell had won six of its previous seven but this result knocked them into the consolation bracket. Axtell had defeated Overton 67-41 on December 11.
The Cats were up 12-9 after the first period but had fallen behind by halftime as Overton’s 18-14 second quarter advantage put the Eagles ahead 27-26.
The third period ended with teams tied at 42-42, Axtell posting an edge of 16-15 in the quarter.
see February 10 Courier for full story