(Farmington) The Festus boys never trailed, but they were forced to sweat it out in a 75-72 victory at Farmington on J-98. Festus jumped out to to an eight point lead at 15-7 and pushed it to 12 in the second quarter. Farmington had it down to five at the end of the third setting up an exciting conclusion.
Arhmad Branch scored 31 points for Festus. He built their lead back to 10 in the 4th quarter…
Cannon Roth led the Knights with 22 with 18 coming in the second half. The Knights scored 32 4th quarter points. Justus Boyer drilled three threes with the final one making it a one point game…
Boyer finished with 14 points. Farmington freshman Cooper Tripp scored 12.
Festus scored 30 points in the 4th quarter and made just enough free throws to secure the win.
Tigers coach Jason Therrell was complimentary of the Farmington effort…
Logan Cash chipped in 19 for the Tigers. Hayden Bates scored 17.
Festus improves to 15-3 and hosts DeSoto Friday. Farmington falls to 7-11 and hosts Central Friday.
Full interview with Jason Therrell
Full interview with Garrett Callahan
Full game audio