Kenesaw rally stalls in 44-37 loss

Kenesaw's Laikyn Haight drives against Axtell's Gabbie
Nickel Tuesday night in Kenesaw.

KENESAW — The Kenesaw girls basketball team lost most of its offensive firepower from last year. But what the team didn't lose was fight.

That was evident in the Blue Devils' home contest with Axtell on Tuesday.

Trailing by as much as 11 points midway through the third quarter, the Blue Devils were able to whittle down the deficit to 30-25 thanks to a 9-2 run.

But just as Kenesaw (2-5) was gaining momentum, the Wildcats (4-3) received a jumper from senior Kaylee Becker and a 3-pointer from senior Jordan Miller on back-to-back possessions to open the fourth quarter. That put Axtell back up by 10 points, and the team went on to hold on for the 44-37 win at Kenesaw.

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