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Gainesville High School has hired Justin Powers as its new head boys basketball coach.

Powers comes over from Freedom-South Riding. In 2019, Powers led the Eagles to the Class 5 state championship game, where they lost to Maury 57-49.

Powers took over as Freedom-South Riding’s head coach in 2013. He’s a former assistant at Robinson High School.

The Eagles went 2-12 this season. Gainesville opens in the fall. 

David Fawcett is the sports editor for InsideNoVa.com. Reach him at dfawcett@insidenova.com

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