The Times West Virginian

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March 2, 2013

Sectional champs: PHOTOS

Bears rally past Huskies for title, 78-69

RACHEL — Winning with its backs against the wall.

In Friday night’s Region I, Section 1 championship game, Fairmont Senior overcame all odds, while beating rival North Marion, 78-69.

After losing two games against the Huskies during the regular season, the Polar Bears managed to enter the Dawg Pound with immaculate offense and even better defense.

“We were limiting them to one-shot opportunities,” Fairmont Senior’s head coach Dave Retton said. “We contested shooters and we did a great job on dribble penetration. What a job our guys did in this game. It was a team effort and I can’t say enough about the effort and the attitude about us competing and doing things together.”

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