Southern Valley defeated Axtell 50-44 on February 21 at Southern Valley in the Cats’ final regular season contest. Axtell began the postseason with a 16-6 record.
The Eagles were on top 18-11 through one period but the Cats closed the gap a bit in the second quarter, outscoring Southern Valley 11-8. The Eagles led at halftime 26-22.
The teams both scored seven in the third so Southern Valley’s four-point lead, 33-29, extended into the fourth. The Eagles had a final period edge of 17-15.
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