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Championship games set for West Virginia Boys Basketball Tournament

Championship Saturday is now set at the West Virginia Boys Basketball Tournament following Friday's semifinal games at the Charleston Civic Center. (WCHS/WVAH)

Championship Saturday is now set at the West Virginia Boys Basketball Tournament following Friday's semifinal games at the Charleston Civic Center.

Action gets started at noon, with the Class A championship. The AA start is at 2:30 p.m., while AAA starts at 7:15 p.m.

Which three teams will claim the top prize in the state? Below is a preview of each game.

CLASS A: No. 2 Ravenswood vs No. 4 Notre Dame

Ravenswood topped No. 7 Huntington St. Joe (62-41) and No. 6 Weirton Madonna (41-36) en route to the title game. The Red Devils stand at 24-2 this season.

Riley Heatherington has had two impressive outings for Ravenswood, including 30 points, seven rebounds, four assists, four blocks and two steals against St. Joe. Heatherington had 12 points against the Blue Dons Friday and also recorded a whopping eight blocks.

Notre Dame has breezed past No. 5 Gilmer County (66-45) and No. 1 Wheeling Central (73-51) to advance. Notre Dame's record improved to 22-6 following Friday's win.

Marshall University commit Jarrod West, the son of former West Virginia University great Jarrod West, scored 35 points Friday, to give him 51 total in the tournament.

CLASS AA: No. 1 Fairmont Senior vs No. 3 Chapmanville

Defending champions Fairmont breezed past both No. 8 Herbert Hoover (59-39) and No. 5 Mingo Central (62-44) on the way to the championship.

The 24-3 Polar Bears have had six double-digit scoring performances in the tournament so far.

Chapmanville perhaps expected to meet No. 2 Bluefield in the semis, but the Beavers were upset by No. 7 Lincoln in the first round. The 23-4 Tigers defeated Lincoln 57-40 Friday and had four players score double digits.

In the first round, Chapmanville leveled No. 6 Wyoming East 65-42. Drew Williamson leads the Tigers with 34 points.

CLASS AAA: No. 1 Capital vs No. 3 Huntington

Top seed Capital survived in a 52-50 thriller against No. 4 Morgantown Friday evening behind 18 points from Leondre Rogers. The team is now 23-4 this season.

Wednesday, the Cougars dominated against No. 8 Parkersburg South, winning 85-65. Anthony Pittman scored 26 points in just 27 minutes of game action in that contest.

No. 3 Huntington (21-5) advanced to the finals with wins against Musselman (65-48) and University (73-65).

The Highlanders got 26 points from Mikal Dawson in Friday's semifinal.

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For a recap of every game, bookmark our High School Sports section.

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