COOKEVILLE (WBIR) -- The West Rebels battled, but ultimately fell to Henry County in the 5A state championship game, 28-27.

West shot out to a 14-0 lead, and led 14-7 at the half of its first-ever state final appearance.

But a wild second half ensued.

West went ahead 21-14, but Henry County tied the game, then took a 28-21 lead.

The Rebels scored again, but couldn't convert the PAT.

West had several chances late, but couldn't punch it in.

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