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West Virginia State falls to 2-8 with loss to Fairmont State

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West Virginia State's disappointing 2012 season continued on Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets fell to Fairmont State on the road, 48-28.

State scored first on a  Ricky Philips 7-yard touchdown, but that lead didn't last.

The Fighting Falcons came back scoring 14 unanswered points to take a 14-7 lead.

State answered with another Philips touchdown to cut the lead to 14-13, but that was as close as the Yellow Jackets got.

Fairmont State pulled away in the second half for the 20-point lead.

West Virginia State will wrap up the 2012 regular season next week on the road at Charleston.