The Axtell Wildcats boys basketball team put up a fight in the consolation game of the 2010 Minden Holiday Tournament, before losing to the Class B Bennington Badgers, 66-59.
Bennington got out to a big first half lead, the Cats rallied but it wasn’t enough for them to win in the close contest. Axtell falls to 2-6 on the season while the Badgers are now 4-3.
The Cats were led in scoring by Bryce Runge with a team-high 22 points and nine rebounds along with a season-high 18 points and seven rebounds from Brandon Benson.
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