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Fenwick fends off Farragut

03/07/2014, 11:16pm CST
By Marcus Pass

Senior Dan Dwyer led Fenwick with 17 points and two blocks as the Friars captured the Class 3A Regional title with a 69-56 win over Farragut on Friday.

Fenwick 69, Farragut 56

THE SKINNY

Fenwick opened the Class 3A Farragut Regional final with a 13-4 run, led by six after the first quarter and closed the second period on a 19-10 run to lead 38-28 at halftime.

THE TURNING POINT

After Farragut scored five straight points in the third quarter, Fenwick seized control and closed the final four minutes with a 14-4 run to go ahead 55-40.

THE STAR

Senior Dan Dwyer led Fenwick (21-8) with 17 points and two blocks.

BY THE NUMBERS

Fenwick outrebounded Farragut 35-24 and made 15 of 22 free throws. Seniors Tom Planek and Scott Lindsey scored 15 and 12 points respectively for the Friars. Ashawn Jones led Farragut (12-13) with 15 points. Fenwick plays St. Joseph Wednesday in the Westinghouse Sectional.

QUOTABLE

“We started getting stops and did a great job with our high-low. It’s tough to win here at Farragut and our kids deserved it.” — Fenwick coach Rick Malnati

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