The Maxwell girls basketball team played outstanding defense in the fourth quarter Friday to defeat South Loup, 45-35.
Maxwell (7-5) trailed by one point as the quarter started, but held South Loup (6-5) to only five points the rest of the game, will pouring in 16.
Anna Crane played great defense in the final period, Maxwell Coach Mitch Amour said.
Josie Cox led the Maxwell offense with 21 points.
Score by quarters
Maxwell: 10-9-10-16 - 45
South Loup: 8-11-11-5 - 40