Axtell Defeats Overton, Advance To D1-1 District Final

Axtell captured the D1-10 subdistrict crown on Thursday defeating top-seeded Overton 42-37 after downing second-seeded Alma 55-42 on Wednesday. The Lady Cats (12-13) advanced to the district finals and are paired up with North Platte St. Pat’s (23-1) in a contest to be played on Friday, February 22 at 6:30 at Arapahoe with the winner advancing to the state tournament. Axtell is the #16 seed and St. Pat’s #1.
Third-seeded Axtell advanced in the subdistrict with the win over Alma on February 13 at Southern Valley High School. The Cats record rose to 11-13.
A somewhat low scoring first quarter had Axtell up 10-4. Then the teams picked up the pace in the second period but the Cats were still better by 22-18 and they took a 32-22 lead into the halftime lockerroom. Erica Bertrand was “en fuego” nailing five three-pointers in the second (5 of 10 for the game).

for full story see February 20 Courier

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