Axtell’s boys overcame a sluggish first half and went on to defeat Silver Lake 49-37 on December 7 in Axtell. The Cats picked up their first win to move to 1-2.
The Mustangs led 7-6 through one quarter and had an 8-6 edge in the second to go into halftime ahead 15-12. Cal Johnson scored six and Brennan Runge four during the half.
Axtell heated up in a hurry to start the third period, going on a 14-0 run in a little over two and a half minutes to lead 26-15 at 5:20. The Cats outscored Silver Lake 18-4 in the third to go on top 30-19. Runge and Johnson scored eight and six, respectively, in the quarter.
see December 15 Courier for full story