Axtell’s Lady Cats played Fort Kearney Conference foe Amherst at Amherst on December 18 and the Lady Broncos got the win 39-33. Axtell is 3-4 ahead of the Minden Holiday Tournament on December 28-29.
Axtell had a 9-7 lead after the first quarter but Amherst reversed that having a 9-7 edge in the second period so the teams went to halftime tied at 16-16.
The third quarter proved to be somewhat decisive as Amherst had a 16-10 advantage to go ahead 32-26. In the fourth both units scored seven allowing Amherst to maintain the six-point margin at the final horn.
for full story see December 30 Courier