West County Advances To State Quarterfinals With Second Straight Comeback Win

West County used another incredible fourth quarter to defeat Maplewood-Richmond Heights, 53-49, and advance to the Class 3 state quarterfinals.

Maplewood-Richmond Hts. largely controlled the first half, leading by as much as 11 and getting a huge second-quarter buzzer-beater from freshman Abraham Nayou.

West County stayed in the game thanks to dominant post play from senior Chasten Horton, who scored 32 points to go along with 10 rebounds and three blocks.

West County finally came alive in the fourth, hitting multiple clutch three-pointers and winning the quarter by a score of 20-10.

After the game, West County head coach Chris LaBruyere discussed his team’s resilience.

Maplewood-Richmond Hts. concludes their season with a record of 15-13. West County improves to 16-11. They will next face New Madrid on Friday at 7:45 from the Farmington Civic Center.

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