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State Tournament (Game 19): Fairmont Senior upsets Poca for AA crown

Fairmont Senior upset the defending state champions, Poca, to win the 2016 AA state championship. (WCHS/WVAH photo)

The Polar Bears of Fairmont Senior upset Poca to win the class AA boys state basketball championship.

No. 3 Fairmont Senior (23-5) defeated the defending state champions, the Dots (25-3) 55-37 Saturday at the Charleston Civic Center.

Darhius Nunn led the Polar Bears with a double-double, scoring 18 and dishing out 10 assists. Brennan Moorehead scored 13 and Zyon Dobbs put up 10 points for Fairmont Senior.

Leading the way for the Dots was Elijah Cuffee, who scored 20 and grabbed 11 rebounds.

The Fairmont Senior defense held Poca to just 23 percent shooting for the game, while the Polar Bear shot an impressive 55 percent from the floor..




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