The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association has released brackets for the Class 2A state basketball tournament, which includes three LeFlore County teams.
The bracket features a matchup of the two county girls’ teams to reach the tournament along with Howe’s boys getting a chance to play at the State Fairgrounds Arena.
A printable bracket can be seen HERE.
Howe’s girls, which are 22-2 and ranked second, play county foe Pocola (17-6 and ranked eighth) at Noble Thursday at 4 p.m.
The two teams met in the LeFlore County Tournament finals Jan. 23 at Howe with the Lady Lions winning 72-48. Howe won an area championship Friday by defeating Hartshorne while Pocola won an area consolation championship with a blowout win over Fairland Saturday.
Howe’s boys (21-4 and ranked seventh) also won a consolation championship with a 47-45 win over Oklahoma Christian Academy Saturday night. The Lions play Cashion (21-3 and ranked fourth) Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at the Fairgrounds Arena.
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