Last year, Poca lost to Ritchie County by three strokes, and, in 2010, finished behind the Rebels by five.
This time the Dots, who led by three strokes after the first round, lost by three to Roane County.
Travis Covert led Poca with a 158, finished third behind the Raiders' Alston Spears by two strokes and behind second-place Evan Smith of Bluefield by one stroke. Roane's Cam Moore shot a 163, earning All-State honors.
Poca freshman Alex Hamrick, the younger brother of two-time Class AA medalist George Hamrick, shot a 165.
Steve Loudermilk shot a 169 and Evan Butcher a 176 for the Dots.
"Always the bridesmaid," Smith said.
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THE ALL-STATE teams are made up of the top eight finishers, and ties, in the individual results.
The Class AAA All-State team was made up of Wheeling Park's Cole Hand (1st) and Thadd Obecny (T2), University's Eric Wirth (T2), Cale Wheeler (4th) and Trent McPherson (T5), George Washington's Will Evans (T5), Winfield's Chris Williams (T7) and Cabell Midland's Jacob Beahrs (T7) and Seth Kinker (T7).
Class AA had Roane County's Alston Spears (1st) and Cam Moore (T7), Bluefield's Evan Smith (2nd), Poca's Travis Covert (3), Fairmont Senior's Nick Sinclair (4th) and Sterling Fitzwater (6th), James Monroe's Ike Judy (5th) and Ritchie County's Sydney Snodgrass (T7) and Nicholas County's Drew Ward (T7).
In Class A, Buffalo's Cory Hoshor (1st) led the way, and was joined on the All-State team by Charleston Catholic's Christian Casingal (2nd), Aaron Persily (3rd) and Jordan Covelli (8th), Madonna's Alex Colantonio (4th) and Michael Rogers (5th), Moorefield's Quincy Fraley (6th) and Tug Valley's Joe Deskins (7th).
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GEORGE WASHINGTON got off to a slow start in Tuesday's first round but only trailed by 13 strokes. Two of its players - Kris Webster and Drew Call improved on the second day. Call, in fact, went from an 88 to an 81 on Wednesday. The best second-round improvement was by Elkins' Kelsi Trippett, who improved by 11 strokes.
In Class A, Richwood's Mason Mullens made up 13 strokes in the second round after shooting a 106 on Tuesday.
Wyoming East's Chase Pressley was 14 strokes better from Tuesday to Wednesday, shooting an 89 in the second round.
Also, there was only one single-round 100-stroke score in Class AAA - Trippett's 104 in the first round. Last year there were four.