Fatima, Southern Boone advance to final
Thursday, January 31, 2013
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.