Axtell’s girls earned their first win of the season by defeating Silver Lake 36-30 at Roseland on December 8. The Lady Cats sit at 1-2.
Axtell got off to a good start, leading 9-4 at the end of the first quarter. The lead grew to double digits in the second period before the Lady Mustangs rallied a bit before halftime. Each team scored 11 as the Cats went to intermission ahead 20-15.
Silver Lake cut Axtell’s lead to just one halfway through the third but the Cats got some cushion back by the end of the quarter. The Mustangs outpointed Axtell 9-8 but the Cats still were up 28-24 going th the fourth.
see December 16 Courier for full story