Archive - Mar 24, 2014 - Sports Article
GLEN ROSE, Texas â€” Three Poteau High School golfers made the top five in their respective division in this past weekend's Cleburne Spring Classic, which ended its two-day event Saturday at Squaw Valley Golf Course.
Poteau's Hannah Ward, the two-time defending Class 4A state champion and future Arkansas-Little Rock Lady Trojan, finished second in the event with a 152 after she shot a 75 in Saturday's final round.
Poteau's Cody Shore was third-place medalist and teammate Connor Wheat was eighth in the boys division. Shore, who shot a 69 on Saturday, finished the two-day event with a 143.
It was a rough weekend of baseball for the Carl Albert State College Vikings as they lost three one-run games.
After being swept by identical scores of 5-4 Saturday afternoon against Rose State College in Midwest City, the Vikings lost a 4-3 nine-inning contest to NJCAA Division I's top-ranked Connors State College Cowboys on Sunday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings will return to action Tuesday night in a single, nine-inning game against archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College at 6 p.m. in Wilburton.
CAMERON â€” The Cameron Yellowjackets baseball team went 2-2 in last week's Cameron Spring Break Festival, getting wins to open and end the three-day event.
The Yellowjackets ended the event with an 8-6 win over Oktaha on Friday after opening on Wednesday night with a 6-5 victory over Charleston, Ark.
The â€™Jackets suffered losses on Thursday to Seminole (12-1) and Stilwell (10-1).
RED OAK â€” The good news for the Wister Wildcats baseball team had better games in Day 2 in the Red Oak Festival, but they still suffered a pair of losses on Thursday â€” losing 1-0 to the host Eagles and 10-4 to Hilldale.
In the loss to Red Oak, it was a pitching duel between Red Oak's Tyler Parks and Wister's Scotty Gibson.
Parks got the win as he pitched six inning with seven strikeouts. Chase Butcher pitched the seventh inning to get the save. The duo combined to six-hit the â€™Cats.
In defeat, Gibson pitched six innings, fanned seven batters and scattered five hits.