Archive - Feb 7, 2014 - Sports Article
GREENWOOD, Ark. â€” Although it was not a dual, the Poteau Pirates wrestling team handled Greenwood in six matches.
Poteau won five of the six matches as Landon Daily (113 pounds), Rae Hendrix (120), Devin Anderson (126), Roderick Hornbuckle (145) and Daylon Brewton (heavyweight) all won by pin.
The Pirates will return to action Monday night at Checotah.
The junior high dual will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the high school dual at 7 p.m.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener Wolves picked up a much needed win, beating the Wilburton Diggers 53-47 on Thursday at the Heavener Gym.
The Wolves jumped out to a 22-10 lead after a period to take control of the game.
Whitesboro 64, Panola 22: In Panola, the Bulldogs jumped out to a 12-7 lead after one period, extended the advantage to 34-9 at halftime and took a 52-14 lead into the final period.
McCurtain 73, Bokoshe 48: In McCurtain, the Bulldogs, who led 17-10 after a period, outscored the Tigers 22-6 in the second half to take a 39-17 lead at halftime.
McCURTAIN â€” A second-half rally propeled the Bokoshe Lady Tigers to a 66-61 road win over the McCurtain Lady Bulldogs on Thursday night.
Down 34-31 at halftime, the Lady Tigers outscored the Lady Bulldogs 35-27 in the second half to get the come-from-behind victory.
Whitesboro 48, Panola 18: In Panola, the Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a 15-5 lead after a period and never looked back.
Wilburton 76, Heavener 40: In Heavener, the Lady Diggers got off to a fast start, leading 17-6 after a period.
The eighth annual Junior He-Man Punt, Pass and Kick Competition took place Saturday at â€śThe Jody Ray Sports Complex.â€ť There were 26 entries in the combined new three-division look to the competition.
In the first-ever age 13-16 division of competition the eight-year event has seen, Kaden McBeth won the event with 87 points, which set a new Junior He-Man PPK record, beating Larry â€śButchyâ€ť Howard's score of 83 points in 2010. McBeth's score was the best in 21 years of either the Junior He-Man or He-Man PPKs. You're a stud, Kaden â€” congratulations.