Axtell scheduled a contest in Axtell with Heartland Lutheran of Grand Island on December 30, having no holiday tournament to participate in. The Cats were victorious over the Red Hornets 62-17 to break a three-game skid to rise to 5-4.
Axtell was ahead 11-0 early before going scoreless the final four minutes of the first quarter. Tyler Stoddard and Jake Halvorsen each had four points in the period.
The Cats had no scoring droughts in the second quarter and ran to a 31-10 lead at halftime. Carson Lindau swished two threes and had 10 second period points. Ethan Morgan added four.
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