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January 21, 2018

State title dream ends

Monessen’s Vaughn Taylor drives to the basket during Monday’s PIAA playoff game. Defending for Kennedy Catholic are Marcin Wiszomirsky, left, and Maceo Austin.

By JOSE NEGRON

jnegron@yourmvi.com

Monessen’s dreams of a state title fell apart in the fourth quarter Monday.

The Hounds (22-8) were outscored 22-10 in the final frame as Kennedy Catholic pulled away for a 73-59 victory in the PIAA semifinals at Slippery Rock University.

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