Fairmont tops Wayne for emotional playoff win

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KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) — The Fairmont Boys Basketball Team is moving on the the state playoffs.

The Firebirds topped wayne 51-43 Monday night, earning an emotional playoff win.

The Firebirds and Warriors were supposed to play Saturday, but school offiicals postponed the game after the death of a Fairmont student.

Monday night, Firebirds fans wore yellow to support the school and the family of the student.

The Firebirds controlled most of the game Monday, trailing just once when Wayne hit a 3-pointer to lead 3-2.

Fairmont took control from that point, building a 25-6 lead and holding on for the win.

The Firebirds will play Lakota East Saturday at UD Arena.

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