RALEIGH — Word of God bounced back from its Saturday night loss to Fayetteville Christian emphatically.
The Rams destroyed Ridgecroft School in the first round of the NCISAA tournament.
The Rams, the 2008 state champions but seeded third this year, play Wayne Country Day or Hobgood Academy on Thursday at 5:30 at Charlotte Latin.
Six players scored in double figures for Word of God.
John Wall, the top uncommitted player in the country, notched 10 points and N.C. State commitment C.J. Leslie got 15.
Points: RGS—Bilday 4, Britlon 11, Newbern, Pearce 2, Phelps 2, Sumner 8, Taylor 2. WOG—M.Baines 4, B.Daniels 10, J.Denning 2, S.Drane 16, C.Leslie 15, D.McDonald 18, J.Parker, J.Summerfield 8, J.Wall 10, D.Wells 12.