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Branch, Weinhaus ferry Festus over Fox boys on KJFF

(Festus) The Festus Tigers continued a stellar boys’ basketball season by defeating the Fox Warriors 68-57 Friday night on KJFF.

Festus started fast thanks to some sharp shooting from behind the 3-point line.

Junior guard Collin Weinhaus ended up hitting 5 three-pointers and finished with 15 points on his way to being named Applebee’s of Farmington Player of the Game.

But Fox would hang around after trailing by 10 in the first quarter.

The Warriors used an 8-2 run to start the fourth quarter to make it a 52-50 game.

But Festus wouldn’t be denied, thanks to the Tigers’ star sophomore.

Point guard Ahrmad Branch scored 8 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to help the Tigers pull away to their fourth straight win.

Festus head coach Jason Therrell said his team doesn’t shy away from crunch time.

Festus improves to 17-5, while Fox has a 5-game winning streak come to an end to fall to 9-12.

To hear the full game broadcast again, click play below.

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