The Axtell Wildcats football team qualified for the 2020 Class D-2 playoffs following its Oct. 16 win over the Overton Eagles.
The Wildcats are 3-5 on the season and will enter the playoffs on Thursday, Oct. 24 as the 15th seed in the West side of the bracket. This will mark the 15th time in school history the Cats are in the state football playoffs.
Axtell will face 2nd seeded Sandhills-Thedford (8-0) in Dunning with kick off scheduled for 5 p.m.
The Cats were last at state in 2019 losing a first round contest to Twin Loup.