Axtell’s girls were defeated by Amherst 42-55 in Axtell on December 11. The Lady Cats go into the holiday break at 3-4 and will next play in the Axtell Holiday Tournament on December 28-29.
The Lady Broncos jumped out to a 14-8 lead by the end of the first period. Amherst then had a 17-9 advantage in the second quarter to go to intermission up 31-17. Lexie Eckhoff scored ten in the first half.
Ellie Johnson scored nine in the third period to help bring the Cats back to within seven, 36-43, by the end of the third. Axtell outpointed Amherst 19-12.
see December 22 Courier for full story