Blue Valley 73 Axtell 69, OT

Boys basketball

By The Mercury

At Axtell, despite leading most of the way, the Blue Valley Rams saw their lead slip away in the fourth quarter on Tuesday forcing overtime.

The Rams took care of business in overtime, outscoring Axtell 11-7 to win 73-69 on the road.

Blue Valley held an 11-8 lead after the first quarter, and held the three-point advantage at halftime with the score being 30-27.

The Rams outscored Axtell 23-19 in the third to go ahead 53-46, but Axtell charged back in the fourth and outscored them 16-9 to tie the game and force overtime.

Levi Peter scored 33 points for the Rams, while Jason Drouillard added 21 points. The Rams made six 3-pointers.

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