They returned to the finals in 1950, when the Pirates were defeated by Sayre 39-21 at Owen Field in Norman.
Sixth-ranked Poteau (12-1) will face undefeated and top-ranked Anadarko at 1 p.m. Friday at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater for the Class 4A title.
NORMAN NORTH'S BARRETT SIXTH AN FOOT LOCKER EVENT
Ben Barrett, recently named The Oklahoman's All-City Cross Country Runner of the Year, qualified for the Foot Locker National Finals with his performance Saturday in a regional event.
Barrett ran a time of 14:51 at the regional in Charlotte, N.C., to finish sixth.
The top 10 boys from the event qualified to compete against runners from the three other regionals at the Foot Locker National finals on Dec. 14 at Balboa Park in San Diego.