Wildcat Girls Top Loomis, 58-52

Axtell’s girls have hovered around .500 all season and they got back to that at 10-10 by defeating Loomis 58-52 on February 8 at Loomis.

The Lady Cats led 12-11 after the first quarter but the Lady Wolves’ 14-12 edge in the second had Loomis on top at halftime 25-24. 

Axtell had a strong second half and once in the lead maintained it the rest of the way. The Cats outdid the Wolves 14-8 in the third putting them up 38-33. Then in a higher-scoring fourth Axtell outpointed Loomis 20-19. The Cats were 19 of 52 (36%) on FGs and 17 of 23 (74%) on FTs. They had 42 rebounds, eight assists, 10 steals and 12 turnovers. 

see February 16 Courier for full story