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MULLENS (WVVA) -- The battle of Wyoming County was back in action this week.  Students at Westside and Wyoming East high schools competed in a fitness and healthy living challenge.

The Wyoming East Warriors outdid the Westside Renegades on Twitter this week, posting photos of themselves completing the challenges.

Friday, students at Wyoming East received the ultimate fun fitness reward.  Southern West Virginia Lifestyles brought in inflatables to thank the high schoolers for their participation.

This challenge all started as a WVU senior's capstone project.  She was overwhelmed with the response from the students, and hopes the competition sends a message to people all across the state.  "I think this will create a great example for the rest of the state to say, if these teenagers can do it [at] Wyoming East and Westside and [in] Wyoming County, then why can't we do it.  It's very simple changes, very simple solutions that can create a big change for your overall lifestyle and your overall health," says Alysia Chandler.

Westside did not walk away from the challenge completely empty handed.  Some of their students won individual awards for their Twitter posts. 
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