North County Rallies For 53-37 Win Over West County On J98

(Bonne Terre) North County trailed early, but the Raiders stormed back to to beat West County 53-37 Tuesday night on J98.

West County controlled the first quarter with a 13-5 lead and held an eight point advantage nearly halfway through the second quarter.

Then, North County started turning defense to offense…


And the shots started falling for the Raiders…


North County outscored West County 27-4 in the second quarter and led by as much as 25 points in the third quarter.

West County cut the deficit to 12 points early in the fourth quarter, but the Raiders held the edge until the final whistle.

Coach Dan Johnson said the defensive turnaround in the second quarter helped ignite the offensive spark…


Layne Wigger scored 14 points and Drew Johnson hit four threes for North County while Jobe Smith tallied 11 rebounds. Levi Hale led West County in scoring with 11 points.

North County improves to 7-8. The Raiders play at Farmington Friday night. You can listen to that game on AM-800 KREI.

West County drops to 8-6. The Bulldogs are at Arcadia Valley on Friday.


Full interview with Dan Johnson:


Full interview with West County’s Chris Labruyere:


Full Game Audio: