Fairmont’s Jalen Bridges scored the first four points of the game to give the Polar Bears a little momentum but the Chapmanville Regional Tigers bounced right back into the game. It was an epic battle for the WV AA Boys High School basketball tournament as Fairmont made the late run to pull off a 59-54 win to take the championship trophy back to Fairmont.
This is the second state championship trophy headed back to Fairmont in a week as the Lady Polar Bears won the girls AA title last Saturday.
Tigers were up by two with 2:00 minutes to go but the Polar Bears rallied and came from behind for the win.
Tavorn Horton lead the Polar Bears with 16 points while Bridges added 14.
For the Tigers sophomore Drew Williamson led all scoring with 26 points while Obinna A-Kilen had a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Chapmanville shot 49% (20-41) from the floor while Fairmont was 19 for 49 (39%).
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