The Axtell Wildcat boys basketball team closed out the first half of its season on Dec. 21 when they traveled to Kearney to take on the Kearney Catholic Stars in a pre-Christmas contest.
Kearney Catholic had too much firepower for the Wildcats and pulled away in the second period for a 70-33 victory.
Axtell falls to 2-3 on the season before going into the Minden Holiday Tournament on Dec. 28 taking on the Minden Whippets in the opening round.
The Cats were led by Bryce Runge who scored a team-high 14 points while pulling down six rebounds. Brandon Benson also reached double figures with 10 points and four steals.
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