Axtell’s girls prevailed in a back-and-forth contest with Pleasanton to open the season, earning a 54-49 win at Axtell on December 2. The Cats last defeated Pleasanton in December of 2016.
The FKC foes were tied at 13-all after one period. Ellie Johnson nailed a pair of threes on her way to eight points in the opening frame.
Pleasanton edged the Lady Cats 12-11 in the second quarter to lead at halftime 25-24. Trinity Houchin scored five and Jesse Bertrand had four in the period.
see December 8 Courier for full story