Archive - Apr 2014 - Sports Article
It was a tough four-game series with the Northern Oklahoma College-Enid Jets for the Carl Albert State College baseball team.
The Vikings suffered a pair of home losses on Saturday at Ival Goodman Field to the Jets, who took the opener 6-4 in 11 innings before taking the nightcap 8-4.
In Friday's twinbill at NOC-Enid's Phillips-Failing Park, the Vikings took the nightcap 4-1 after losing the opener 5-3.
The Vikings will return to action at 1:30 this afternoon on the road against the Coffeyville (Kan.) Ravens.
SPIRO â€” For the fourth time this month, the Poteau Pirates and the Spiro Bulldogs met on the baseball field, with the previous three meetings being in this month's LeFlore County Tournament â€” with the â€™Dogs taking the final two games in the championship round to win the county title.
The fourth meeting took place Saturday afternoon, with the Pirates prevailing as they held off the Bulldogs for a 3-2 win.
BOKOSHE â€” There is no longer a winless baseball team in LeFlore County. The Arkoma Mustangs got their first win of the season Friday afternoon in an 11-1 road victory over the Bokoshe Tigers.
Arkoma pitcher Seth Key pitched all four innings with seven strikeouts and scattered five hits.
Arkoma jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first inning, then scored three runs in the second inning, five in the third and a single run in the fourth.
Most of Monday's athletic events involving LeFlore County teams were rained out.
The 2014 Poteau Boys Golf Invitational, which was to have taken place at both Choctaw and Wolf Ridge country clubs, was rained out on Monday. It has been rescheduled for today, beginning at both sites at 8 a.m.
The 2014 Hershey Track Meet will take place at 11 a.m. April 26 at Costner Stadium.
The meet is open to boys and girls ages 7 to 14, with three age divisions in both boys and girls â€” ages 7-8, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14, with competitors' age division being determined by their age on Dec. 31 of this year.
Those wishing to enter may mail their entry form to P.O. Box 608, Poteau, OK 74953 or drop them off at Poteau High School with attention to Dewayne Hornbuckle. The deadline to enter is Monday.
Poteau Lady Pirate golfer Hannah Ward won the Poteau Girls Invitational on Thursday at Wolf Ridge Country Club. The soon-to-be University of Arkansas-Little Rock Lady Trojan shot a 70 to win the top medalist title.
As a team, the Lady Pirates were third with a 368, finishing behind champion Idabel (346) and Fort Gibson (368). The Lady Tigers got the second-place finish due to their No. 5 golfer's score better than Poteau's to break the tie.
FOUNTAINHEAD RESORT â€” Two members of the Poteau Pirates golf team were among the top 10 medalists in the Hilldale Invitational, which took place Thursday at Fountainhead Resort Golf Course.
Cody Shore was the top medalist with a 71, while teammate Connor Wheat was sixth (78).
As a team, the Pirates were runners-up with a 314, three shots behind team champion Fort Gibson (311).
Rounding things out for Poteau, Jarrett Lowrimore shot an 82, with John Scott Sanders a stroke behind at 83. Connor Bandy had a 102.
ENID â€” A pair of walk-off home runs in the seventh inning of each game in Wednesday afternoon's doubleheader at Meadowlake Park doomed the Carl Albert State College softball team in losses to Northern Oklahoma College-Enid by scores of 6-5 and 9-8.
The Lady Vikings will entertain Connors State College at 2 p.m. Monday for a doubleheader, then travels to NOC-Tonkawa for a 2 p.m. Tuesday twinbill.