The Times West Virginian

February 20, 2013

Polar Bears surge past MHS, 67-54: PHOTOS

By Nick Cammuso
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT — With Morgantown no longer the roadblock to the state tournament, the new Class AA version of Fairmont Senior’s boys’ basketball team might have looked at Tuesday’s matchup with the Mohigans a bit differently.

“Tonight was a big indicator for us,” Fairmont Senior coach David Retton said of MHS, a longtime triple-A regional foe. “A measuring stick.”

Turns out, these Polar Bears measure up pretty darn well.

Travon Horton had a monster first half and the team’s defense and bench did the rest, as No. 2 Fairmont Senior rolled to a 67-54 win at the Woody Williams Armory.

The victory moved FSHS to 16-5 and removed the bad taste from Saturday’s road loss at Allegany (Md.).

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