Eagles Overtake Cats in Final Period

xtell’s boys’ regular season ended on February 17 at home vs. Southern Valley. The Eagles overtook the Cats in the final period to claim a 57-53 win. Axtell entered the postseason at 10-10.

Southern Valley took a four-point lead after the first quarter but the Cats had a great second period and ran up a 33-27 halftime advantage. Tyler Stoddard had five first quarter points and Carson Lindau caught fire in the second nailing four threes (in addition to one in the opening period) and Cooper Miller connected on one.

The Eagles cut five points off Axtell’s lead in the third quarter but the Cats were still up 40-39.

Check out the February 22 edition of the Courier for the full story.