Archive - Mar 10, 2014 - Sports Article
Last week, one high school basketball team, the Arkoma Lady Mustangs, represented LeFlore County at state. This week, local fans will get to triple their pleasure at state.
The Howe Lions and the Spiro High School team made their respective state tournaments, which will begin Thursday in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area.
The Lions, who lost their Class 2A Area Tournament finals 60-49 to Preston on Friday night, beat county rival Pocola 57-49 to win the consolation finals Saturday night at the Muskogee Civic Center.
WILBURTON â€” On Feb. 27, the Poteau Lady Pirates won their Class 4A Regional Tournament championship semifinal over the Hilldale Lady Pirates in the final game for the season at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The same two teams met in the Class 4A Area Tournament consolation semifinals here Friday afternoon with a different result as the Lady Hornets ended the Lady Pirates' season with a 57-52 victory.
SHAWNEE â€” Getting 19 points from Breonna Johnson in her last game as a Lady Viking and 18 points from Kilah Cummings weren't enough for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in their 75-69 loss to the Eastern Oklahoma State College Lady Mountaineers in a semifinal game of the NJCAA Women's Region II Tournament on Friday afternoon at St. Gregory's University.
The Lady Vikings ended the season at 17-14.