Archive - Mar 2014 - Sports Article
WILBURTON â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates track team won the Wilburton Invitational on Thursday with 124 points. The Heavener Lady Wolves were fourth (52 points).
For the Howe Lady Lions, their highest placer was Savannah Smallwood, who won the shot put.
The highest placer for the Pirates was Dylan Fox, who was runner-up in the 800-meter run as he was just edged by champion Talon Woolsey of Arkoma.
As a team, the Pirates were sixth out of 18 schools with 42 points.
The Spiro Bulldogs scored 47 points to place fifth as a team.
ARKOMA â€” The Bokoshe Tigers got their first baseball win in several years Thursday afternoon, beating the Arkoma Mustangs 7-3.
Trailing 2-0 after an inning, the Tigers scored five runs in the second inning, highlighted by Randy Collins' two-run triple as well as four Arkoma errors, to take a 5-2 lead after two innings.
Talihina 5, Leflore 2: In Leflore, the Golden Tigers won their third straight game. Talihina broke a 2-all tie with a two-run fifth inning and a single run in the sixth inning.
RED OAK â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team ended its three-game skid, and in so doing made it to Friday's winner's-bracket final of the Red Oak Tournament.
The Lady Pirates beat Cameron 7-6 and Quinton 12-2 on Thursday.
The Wister Lady Wildcats went 1-1 on opening day, beating Panama 4-2 after losing 5-4 to McCurtain, which beat Spiro 8-1.
The Howe Lady Lions fell to the host Lady Eagles, while Quinton beat Panama 3-1 before losing to Poteau. On Friday, Spiro then knocked Howe out with a 5-4 victory, then the Lady Bulldogs lost to Quinton 6-1 to be knocked out of the tournament.
WHITESBORO â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves, who were named the top seed for this spring's LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Softball Tournament, stayed unbeaten with a pair of road wins in Thursday's three-way.
Heavener knocked off unbeaten Whitesboro 12-0 and beat Arkoma 10-2.
Whitesboro won the third game in Thursday's three-way, beating Arkoma 11-1.
Oktaha 7, Wister 6: At Hartshorne Festival, the Lady Tigers rallied from a 3-2 deficit with a three-run third inning and a two-run fifth inning to get the come-from-behind victory.
FOUNTAINHEAD RESORT â€” Poteau golfer Hannah Ward was runner-up in Wednesday's Oktaha Invitational, which took place at Fountainhead Resort Golf Course. Ward, the two-time Class 4A state champion and future Arkansas-Little Rock Lady Trojan, shot a 73.
As a team, the Lady Pirates were fourth with a team score of 379.
Rounding things out for the Lady Pirates, Skylynn Terry shot a 95, Dallas Terry had a 101, Alyssa Vineyard carded a 110 and Jenna Stites shot a 113.
The Lady Pirates were slated to play Thursday in the Roland Invitational at Ben Geren Golf Course in Fort Smith, Ark.
BIXBY â€” Spiro senior pitcher Hunter Wilson three-hit the Glenpool Warriors for an 8-0, five-inning, run-rule victory Thursday afternoon in the Bixby Tournament.
Wilson, making his first varsity start, struck out seven batters in five innings.
The Bulldogs broke a scoreless tie with a five-run second inning for a 5-0 lead. Spiro then added a run in the fourth, and a two-run fifth inning got the game to run-rule status.
lub had its fourth tournament of the 2014 circuit Sunday at Lake Eufaula. There were 23 boats with anglers who caught 31 fish weighing a collective 91.28 pounds. Each fish averaged 2.94 pounds, but only one limit was caught.
Dennis Roper and Jeff Hardin won the tournament with 14.32 pounds caught to earn them $550.
Heath Watkins and Paul Larosa were second (11.61 pounds, $330), while Haskell and A.J. Higgins were third (11.42 pounds, $220) that included A.J.'s big bass weighing 4.97 pounds to earn an additional $220.
1. Chelsea Davis, 2. Trey Thornburg, 3. Landon Joyce, 4. Landon Cardwell, 5. Jerry Hurt.
1. Hayden Holland, 2. Dayton Martinez, 3. Caleb Bellew, 4. Joe Fisher, Chris Richards.
1. Chris Richards
1. Jonathan Lem, 2. Cole Hedspeth.
1. Jonathan Lem, 2. Jordan Thomas
1. Dalton Hill
1. Lucas Maloney, 2. Shooter Johnson, 3. Trevor Tankersley.
1. Cohl Hinton, 2. Aden Elmore, 3. Fisher Moon.
1. Railn Jordan, 2. Fisher Moon, 3. Shooter Johnson.
The Heavener Lady Wolves have not won a county softball title since 2003. However, if the seeding for the 2014 LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Tournament holds true, the drought will end.
The Lady Wolves were awarded the top seed of the 2014 LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Tournament at Wednesday night's seeding meeting at Western Sizzlin'.
Pocola was given the No. 2 seed, with Whitesboro third. Poteau, the five-time defending slow-pitch champions, got the fourth seed.
Wister is the fifth, followed by Panama, Cameron, Howe, Spiro, Arkoma, Talihina and Leflore.