The Axtell Lady Cats had their run into the 2011 Fort Kearny Conference girls tournament ended in the quarterfinals on Feb. 1.
The eighth-seeded Cats met the top-seeded Amherst Broncos in the 37th annual FKC tourney in Amherst with a spot in the semifinals on the line.
Axtell scored a season-high 63 points but it wouldn’t quite be enough as the Broncos held on for the 70-63 victory.
Axtell (7-11) was led in the loss by four players reaching double figures. Hailey Kring led the way for the Lady Cats with a team-high 19 points followed by Shala Nelson and Mariah Popple with 13 points each and Sara Fecht adding 10.
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