Howe, Pocola girls advance to finals

The girls’ finals for the 2021 LeFlore County Tournament have been set after Thursday’s semifinal games.

Top-seeded Howe will play second-seeded Pocola Saturday at 7 p.m. in Howe. This will be the third time in the last four years for the two teams to play for the championship.

Boys after Thursday

Girls after Thursday

Howe will be going for its seventh-straight championship, which would tie the Lady Lions with the Spiro boys from 1956 through 1961 with the most consecutive championships.

The Lady Lions got past Whitesboro, 45-36, while Pocola was too much for Heavener in a 68-38 victory. In addition to the championship game, Whitesboro visits Heavener in the third-place game Saturday at Heavener at 1 p.m.

The consolation games were also decided Thursday. The Cameron girls overcame Panama, 60-49, while Pocola’s boys edged Heavener, 48-45.


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