Archive - Feb 10, 2014 - Sports Article
SALLISAW â€” The Poteau High School basketball teams made the snowy trip to Sallisaw a profitable one as they picked up a pair of wins.
The Lady Pirates used a strong fourth quarter to rally past the Lady Black Diamonds for a 57-44 victory. A strong second half enabled the Pirates to get a 55-48 come-from-behind victory.
Saturday afternoon's road games at Broken Bow were canceled due to inclement weather. No make-up date has been set.
CAMERON â€” The Wister Wildcats got a much needed victory as they beat the Cameron Yellowjackets 69-58 on Saturday afternoon at the Cameron Gym.
The Wildcats got out to an 18-13 lead over the Yellowjackets after one period, and the visitors never lost their lead.
Talihina 58, Heavener 32: Friday night in Heavener, the Golden Tigers jumped out to an 18-10 lead after a period en route to a 38-19 halftime advantage.
Howe 48, Red Oak 47: Friday night in Howe, Howe's Chesly Hall hit his only basket of the game with 30 seconds left to put the Lions ahead at 48-47 lead.
CAMERON â€” The Cameron Lady Yellowjackets rallied in the fourth quarter to force overtime, then outscored the Lady Wildcats by a point to post a 42-41 come-from-behind victory Saturday afternoon at the Cameron Gym.
Trailing 29-26 after three periods, the Lady â€™Jackets outscored the Lady â€™Cats in the final period 9-6 to force overtime tied at 35.
In the extra period, Cameron outscored Wister 7-6 to complete the comeback.
Heavener 65, Talihina 51: Friday night in Heavener, the Lady Wolves doubled the Lady Golden Tigers in the opening period 14-7 and never lost the lead.
There will be a benefit coed softball tournament March 8 at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
The entry fee is $125 per team, which must follow the 7-3 rule â€” seven male, three female.
The deadline to enter is 6 p.m. March 5. T-shirts will be awarded to the champions.
Teams can hit three home runs per game during the tournament, with the ability to hit four more by purchasing them at $10 or to hit an unlimited number for $50.
Men will use any core 44 ball, while women may use any ball.
All proceeds will help fund expenses for the 2014 Poteau Lady Pirates track team.