Caden Merrill's Overtime Heroics Lead Bulldogs to Victory Against Steelville, 67-65

(Leadwood, MO) Caden Merrill finishes a rebound-put-back as West County tops Steelville in overtime, 67-65. The Bulldogs hand the Cardinals their first loss of the season.

With under 30 seconds to play in the extra frame, Steelville would imbound on the offensive floor after a timeout was called, trailng West County 65-62. Conner Diaz tied the game with a triple leaving just under 10 seconds left in a tie game, and West County had final posession.

Levi Hale led West County shooters with 18 points. Chasten Horton adds a double-double, 15 points, 11 rebounds. Ty Harlow and Caden Merrill contributed 12 each. Merrill had 7 rebounds as well. After the thrilling win, Bulldogs Head Coach Chris Labruyere on Merrill's performance.

Labruyere on the overall play from his team in the contest.

West County is 5-2 on the season and play in the 64th Annual Rotary Shootout at the Bob Sechrest Fieldhouse at Mineral Area College against Potosi. Tip time is set for 9:00am.

Steelville had a game high 26 points from Landon Mabe and 12 points from Johnny Brice. They fall to 6-1 on the year and are idle until the 67th Bob Sechrest Jr. Central Christmas Tournament as the 4-seed. The Cardinals will battle Jefferson.

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Other Action on the Hardwood:

GBB:

Lady Mustang Classic, 5th Place Game

Farmington 38, Webb City 35

St. Vincent 59, North County 35


*All interviews included can be found in the AudioVault

Scores

Thursday (KFMO, Live Video) 
West County-
Valle Catholic-
Wednesday (KFMO) 
Central-
North County-
Wednesday 
Potosi-
Farmington-
Wednesday 
West County-
Valley Caledonia-
No Games Today
   
   
   
No Games Today
   
   
   
Wednesday (KFMO) 
Mineral Area-
Moberly-
Wednesday (Plus) 
Mineral Area-
Moberly-

Broadcast Schedule

Wednesday, February 1:
3:45p, GBB: Central @ North County
4:30p, WBB: MAC @ Moberly+
7:00p, MBB: MAC @ Moberly
Thursday, February 2:
7:00p, BBB: West County @ Valle Catholic^
Saturday, February 4:
3:30p, TBD, Conf. Trn 1st Rnd: TBD vs TBD
4:30p, WBB: State Fair @ MAC+
5:30p, TBD, Conf. Trn 1st Rnd: TBD vs TBD
7:00p, TBD, Conf. Trn 1st Rnd: TBD vs TBD
7:00p, MBB: State Fair @ MAC+
8:30p, TBD, Conf. Trn 1st Rnd: TBD vs TBD
Monday, February 6:
3:30p, GBB, Conf. Trn Qtrs: TBD vs TBD
5:30p, GBB, Conf. Trn Qtrs: TBD vs TBD
7:00p, BBB, Conf. Trn Qtrs: TBD vs TBD
8:30p, BBB, Conf. Trn Qtrs: TBD vs TBD
Tuesday, February 7:
3:30p, GBB, Conf. Trn Qtrs: TBD vs TBD
5:30p, GBB, Conf. Trn Qtrs: TBD vs TBD
7:00p, BBB, Conf. Trn Qtrs: TBD vs TBD
8:30p, BBB, Conf. Trn Qtrs: TBD vs TBD
Wednesday, February 8:
1:30p, WBB: Crowder @ MAC
Thursday, February 9:
6:30p, GBB, Conf. Trn Semis: TBD vs TBD^
8:30p, GBB, Conf. Trn Semis: TBD vs TBD^
Friday, February 10:
6:30p, BBB, Conf. Trn Semis: TBD vs TBD^
8:30p, BBB, Conf. Trn Semis: TBD vs TBD^
Saturday, February 11:
1:30p, WBB: Mineral Area @ Jefferson
4:00p, GBB, Conf Trn 3rd P: TBD vs TBD^
5:30p, BBB, Conf. Trn 3rd P: TBD vs TBD^
7:00p, GBB, Conf. Trn Champ: TBD vs TBD^
8:30p, BBB, Conf. Trn Champ: TBD vs TBD^
Sunday, February 12:
TBD, NFL, SB LVII: Kansas City vs Philadelphia
12:30p, MBB: West Plains @ MAC+
^ - denotes live video
+ - denotes game on KFMOsportsPlus
 * - denotes game on B104.3fm