The season opener for Axtell’s boys was a barn-burner but the Cats came up a point short as Pleasanton escaped with a 48-47 win on December 5 at Axtell.
The first period ended with Pleasanton holding a 14-13 lead. Tyler Danburg (6), Zach Hinrichs (4) and Brennan Runge (3) scored the Cats’ points.
The Bulldogs also won the second quarter by a point, 12-11, for an intermission lead of 26-24. Nic Pearson and Runge each scored three in the period. Axtell’s last lead of the game was 22-21 with a couple minutes remaining in the first half.
for full story see December 11 Courier