The Axtell Wildcats boys basketball team had its 2011 Fort Kearny Conference run ended on Feb. 2 in the quarterfinals on Feb. 2.
The seventh-seeded Wildcats traveled to Overton to take on the second-seeded Eagles in the quarterfinals of the 56th annual boys tournament.
Overton was taken to overtime by the resilient Cats before the Eagles prevailed by a score of 62-49.
Bryce Runge led the Cats with a double-double of 17 points and 17 rebounds followed by Karter Rush with a double-double of 14 points and 13 rebounds.
Axtell (8-9) got on top of the homestanding Eagles in the first period, jumping to a five point advantage, 10-5.
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