Enid News and Eagle
ANADARKO, Okla. —
Defending Class 2A state champion Fairview punched its ticket to the state tournament by beating Cordell 52-39 in the Area II girls losers bracket final Saturday.
The Lady Jackets were the losers bracket finals champion a year ago when they won state.
Olivia Mason had 18 and Baylor Reese had 11 for Fairivew, which will take a 24-4 record into the elite eight.
Cordell was within two, 36-34, with approximately six minutes remaining. The Lady Jackets answered with a 16-5 run for the final 13-point margin.
Reese had 10 of her 11 points in the second half, including six in the final period.
Mason had 13 of her 18 points in the first half as Fairview took a 29-20 halftime advantage.