The first quarter had a lot to do with the outcome of Amherst’s defeat of Axtell 33-21 on December 14 in Amherst. The Lady Cats slid to 1-5.
Axtell trailed 0-12 at the end of the first period but for the remaining three quarters the scoring was even. Amherst edged the Cats 9-6 in the second to lead at halftime 21-6.
The Cats had slight advantages in both the third (8-6, to trail 14-27) and fourth (7-6) quarters but the early deficit was too much to overcome.
for full story see December 19 Courier