Axtell Falls To Eagles

Axtell came back from a double-digit second half deficit to lead briefly in the fourth quarter, but in the end fell to Southern Valley 45-48 at Southern Valley on February 18. Going into subdistrict action the Cats record stood at 10-12. 

The Eagles flew to a 14-4 first quarter lead but Axtell had a 9-8 edge in the second period. Southern Valley went into intermission up 22-13.

The Cats began mounting their comeback in the latter stages of the third quarter and with a 18-12 scoring advantage trailed by just three, 31-34, at the end of the third. 

see February 23 Courier for full story