Archive - Apr 19, 2013 - Sports Article
MUSKOGEE â€” This weekend got off to a great start for the Poteau Pirates golf team.
The Pirates not only won Fridayâ€™s Hilldale Invitational, but they had the three of the top 10 medalists to boot.
Cody Shore was the top medalist with a 73, followed by teammate Connor Wheat as second-place medalist with a 77. Jarrett Lowrimore was 10th-place medalist with an 84.
As a team, the Pirates won the event with a 320, followed by Hilldale (342) and Sallisaw (343).
As for the rest of the team, John Scott Sanders with an 86, followed by Connor Bandy with an 87 and John Buckles with a 98.
The Carl Albert State College baseball team was rained out in its Thursday road doubleheader against Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa. The two teams will make up that twinbill at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
The Vikings and the Mavericks will play two games beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ival Goodman Field.
That doubleheader sets up four straight days of action for the Vikings. After playing back-to-back twinbills against NOC-Tonkawa, the Vikings will make up their single nine-inning home game against Connors State College at 3 p.m. Monday â€” the game was rained out on March 30.
The LeFlore County Bass Club had its second open tournament Saturday at Potato Hills South on Sardis Lake.
There were 16 boats that caught 38 fish weighing a collective 131.86 pounds. The average weight of each fish was 3.47 pounds, with six limits caught.
The duo of Tim O'Daniel and Rodney Faulkenberry took home first-place honors with 22.19 pounds to earn $350.
Haskell and A.J. Higgins were second with 19.39 pounds â€” 8.33 of which was A.J.'s big bass winner. The duo earned $210 for the second-place finish, while A.J. got an additional $140 for the big bass winner.
ROLAND â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves were trying to return to the Class 5A State Tournament, but it didnâ€™t happen.
The Lady Wolves went 2-2 in Tuesdayâ€™s Class 4A District Tournament, beating Roland 7-4 and Muldrow 5-4 but losing twice to the Lady Bulldogs 3-1 and 11-4 to see their season end at 16-15.
HOWE â€” The good news for the Howe Lady Lions is they opened the Class 3A District Tournament at home with an 8-3 win over the Gans Lady Grizzlies on Tuesday afternoon.
However, after that it was all Fort Towson Lady Tigers. After eliminating Gans, the Lady Tigers then beat the Lady Lions twice by scores of 18-3 and 14-0 to win the district title.
Howe ends the season at 11-11.
RED OAK â€” The Red Oak Lady Eagles had too much firepower and overpowered the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs to win the Class A District Tournament on Tuesday afternoon.
The Lady Eagles took the opener 15-1, then won the nightcap 11-1. The losses end the season for the Lady Bulldogs (5-17).