Photos: Fairfax boys surprise state champs

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by Natalie Rivers

azfamily.com

Posted on March 7, 2011 at 2:29 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 25 at 3:44 PM

PHOENIX - The Fairfax High School boys basketball team defeated Chaparral High School for the 5A-II boys state title.

The Stampede and Firebirds went into double overtime on Friday at Jobing.com Arena.

Fairfax was the underdog coming into the contest with hopes of winning the first state title in the young school's history.

This is the first senior class at Fairfax and the first basketball title, the first of any kind of title, for the school located in Laveen.

The stands were packed for the game and you could see the joy on everyone's face when the second overtime ended with Fairfax on top 65-60.

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