Archive - Jan 24, 2012 - Sports Article
SPIRO â€” The Howe Lady Lions and the Spiro Bulldogs took home the championships of the 80th LeFlore County Tournament Saturday night at the Spiro Gym.
The Lady Lions defeated the Talihina Lady Golden Tigers 31-27 in the lowest-scoring girls championship game since 1977 when Leflore defeated Spiro 27-20.
The Bulldogs got past the Poteau Pirates 51-43 to claim the boys championship.
The â€™Cats claimed third place with a come-from-behind 47-42 victory over the Wolves Saturday afternoon after the Spiro Lady Bulldogs posted a 41-32 victory over the Bokoshe Lady Tigers.
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Last week, I talked about how excited I was for the 80th annual LeFlore County Tournament, and now it's over for another 51 weeks. Boy, does time fly when you're having fun!
There were a lot of close games. We crowned new champions, Howe's girls and Spiro's boys.
SPIRO â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates and the Pocola Indians were the third and fourth teams to pick up trophies at the 80th LeFlore County Tournament Friday afternoon at the Spiro Gym.
The Lady Pirates edged the Heavener Lady Wolves 35-33 in overtime to win the fifth-place contest, while the Indians beat the Cameron Yellowjackets 56-40 in the boys' third-place game.