The opening day of the Minden Holiday Classic paired Axtell’s boys against Burwell. The Longhorns built progressively larger leads and downed the Cats 71-37 on December 28. Axtell slipped to 1-7.
Burwell opened up a 14-5 lead to close the first quarter and had a 17-5 second quarter advantage for a halftime margin of 31-10. Brennan Runge had all of Axtell’s 10 points.
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