The Times West Virginian

May 19, 2013

Polar Bears fall to Morgantown in state championship

By Jarrod Harris
Times West Virginian

MORGANTOWN — The streak ends while Morgantown prevails.

Fairmont Senior’s five-year state championship streak in lacrosse came to an abrupt end against an undefeated (15-0) Mohigan team on Saturday afternoon, 12-9.

“It feels great to win a title,” Morgantown’s senior midfielder Sydney Shearer said. “We had goals set, and our main goal was to get to the state championship and then it was to win it. We took each game step-by-step. Coming into today, it didn’t matter if we beat them twice before. ... This game mattered today. We knew that all of our blood, sweat, tears, all of the hail, all of the snow and all of the freezing cold and frying hot practices was worth it.”

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