Independence takes down Bluefield, headed to Class AA state championship game

Published: Nov. 27, 2021 at 1:18 AM EST
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COAL CITY, W.Va. (WVVA) - The Independence Patriots are headed to the Class AA state championship game for the first time in program history.

The Patriots took down the Bluefield Beavers in the semifinal round on Friday. The Beavers controlled the first half of the game, heading into halftime on top, 20-7. But Independence put together a dominant second half to take down Bluefield, 34-20.

The Patriots will face Fairmont Senior in the Class AA championship game. Kick-off is 7 PM in Wheeling on Friday.

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