Archive - Apr 23, 2014 - Sports Article
The Poteau Pirates golf team won its own â€śTwo Course Challengeâ€ť tournament Tuesday, which took place at both Wolf Ridge and Choctaw country clubs.
The Pirates had a team score of 613 over the 36 holes, six shots ahead of Fort Gibson (619). The Pirates are the only state team to beat the Tigers this spring.
The Pirates had three of the top 10 medalists. Cody Shore was the runner-up medalist with a 72-75â€”147 to be Poteau's highest finisher.
Connor Wheat was the eighth-place medalist (73-79â€”152), while Jarrett Lowrimore was right behind in ninth place (81-73â€”154).
MULDROW â€” The Poteau Pirates baseball team may have let the Muldrow Bulldogs know what it will be like next week in the Class 4A District Tournament at Town Creek Park.
The Pirates perhaps gave a prelude of things to come with a 13-4 road win over the â€™Dogs on Thursday afternoon.
The Pirates, who led 2-0 after an inning, put the game away with a 10-run second inning, for a 12-0 lead.
Arkoma 12, Bokoshe 4: In Arkoma, the Mustangs won for the second time in three games, both coming at the expense of the Tigers.
Tri-State Speedway, Pocola
Pure Stock Race
1. Jeremy Drewry, Stigler; 2. Weston Holman, Berryville, Ark.; 3. Chad Warren, Fort Smith, Ark.; 4. Fred Ross, Eufaula.
Factory Stock Race
1. Kyle McAllister, Fort Smith; 2. Michael Brasch, Pocola; 3. Chad Summerford, Centerton, Ark.; 4. Justin Johnson, Van Buren, Ark.; 5. Andrew Bohanan, Stigler; 6. Darren Scott, Springdale, Ark.; 7. Wendell Vaughn, Pocola; 8. Jerome Heinrich, Huntsville, Ark.; 9. James Johnson, Arkoma.
Super Stock Race
CHECOTAH â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates track team won the Checotah Invitational on Friday with 115 points, finishing ahead of Okmulgee (97 points), Vian (76) and Dewey (47). The Spiro Lady Bulldogs tied for fifth with Warner at 46 points.
The Lady Pirates won four events, two of which were relays.
The Lady Bulldogs had two runner-up finishes.
On the boys side, only two schools had points. Poteau had 12 points, while Talihina had a single point.
Editor's note: Look for the story on Monday's Broken Bow Invitational in a later edition.