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Boys basketball standings, statistics
F. BRIAN FERGUSON | Gazette-Mail
Boys basketball standings, statistics

Conference standings

Mountain State Athletic

Pos—School Conf All

1. George Washington 4-0 5-1

2. Huntington 3-0 6-0

3. Capital 2-0 4-1

3. Ripley 3-1 7-1

3. Woodrow Wilson 3-1 5-1


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