Fatima, Southern Boone advance to final

ASHLAND — It’s time for Round 3.

The Fatima Comets and Southern Boone posted wins in the semifinals of the Southern Boone Tournament on Thursday night, setting up a third matchup between the squads this season.

This matchup, for the championship of the Eagles’ own tournament, will come at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Fatima won both the previous meetings, winning 65-63 on Dec. 22 in the Missouri National Guard Shootout at Fleming Fieldhouse and taking a 75-52 decision Jan. 11 in the championship game of the California Tournament.

On Thursday, top-seeded Fatima advanced with a 53-43 win over fourth-seeded North Callaway.

Southern Boone, meanwhile, moved on with a 65-56 win over Hallsville.

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