Axtell Girls Fall To Silver Lake

Silver Lake’s girls overcame deficits of 20 in the first half and 18 midway through the third quarter to out-duel Axtell 56-50 in Axtell on December 7. The Lady Cats slipped to 2-1.

Axtell had a strong first half, leading 20-12 at the end of the first quarter, and with a 15-8 advantage in quarter two, led 35-20 at halftime as Jesse Bertrand and Trinity Houchin each scored 11 in the half. 

The Cats still led 44-33 through three quarters in spite of being outscored 13-9 in the period. At one point in the third Axtell was up 42-24 and still led 44-29 with a little over a minute to go in the quarter. From that point until the 4:32 mark of the fourth, Silver Lake went on a 15-0 run to forge a tie at 44-44. 

see December 15 Courier for full story