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Video: Webster County vs Parkersburg Catholic (2019 Class A State Basketball Championship)

Webster County had one goal in mind leading into the state final, finish off a magical and undefeated season.

The only challenge that was left was the Parkersburg Catholic Crusaders.

The Highlanders were led all season by seniors Dorian Groggs, who averaged 20 points per game, and Tyler Gray, who averaged 16 points per game. Those two went on to become Class A all-state selections that season.

Webster County’s 47-40 victory over Parkersburg Catholic capped an undefeated season going 28-0, and it allowed the Highlanders to become the first Class A to finish the season undefeated since the 1987 Paden City team.

Audio: North Marion vs Capital (1999 Class AAA State Basketball Championship)

A game that will live on in the North Marion community forever.

As time was slowly ticking away, the Huskies needed a basket. Seth Barker hit a shot from a pass from his brother, Josh, that gave North Marion its first state basketball title.

That basket by Seth was the points he scored in the entire state tournament.

North Marion squeezed past Capital, 49-48.





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