Elkins bested by Polar Bears

On Tuesday night, #6 Elkins took on the defending AAA state champions, #2 Fairmont Senior. In the early part of the contest, Elkins was able to get a slight rhythm going but Fairmont Senior was able to take control. The Polar Bears kept their momentum going in the second dropping 25 points the quarter and going into halftime up 46-25. The Tigers could do nothing on either side of the floor in the third quarter. Fairmont had another 20 plus point quarter while they could only score 8 points. By the time Elkins were able to get consistent stops again, the game was already over at that point as Elkins drops another top 10 contest by a score of 74-38. Fairmont Senior’s DeSean Goode led all scoring with 26 points. Malachi Watson led the Tigers scoring with 15 points. Elkins drops to 6-4 and goes back to action on Thursday, January 12th against Robert C. Byrd.