The Times West Virginian

February 15, 2013

Bearing down: VIDEO AND PHOTOS

FSHS throttles Bees in rivalry rematch, 75-32

By Mike Bowen
Times West Virginian

PLEASANT VALLEY — If the first East-West game was another classic, Thursday’s meeting was anything but — unless you were wearing blue and white.

The Fairmont Senior Polar Bears went into East Fairmont High School and played one of their best games of the season, routing the rival Bees, 75-32.

The 43-point winning margin was the biggest of the season for FSHS and one of the largest margins in the storied East-West history.

“We played really good basketball tonight,” Fairmont Senior head coach David Retton said. “But our key was our preparation. The guys, our attitude coming off a really tough loss to North Marion, our guys were outstanding in practice. Our practice Monday and what we did Tuesday and what we did Wednesday really set the tone for our performance tonight.”

 

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