Archive - Sports Article
May 2nd, 2015
Class 4A District Tournament
Muldrow 4, Poteau 3
Poteau 14, Muldrow 4
Poteau 13, Muldrow 5, Poteau advances to regional tournament.
Class 3A District Tournaments
At Carl Albert State College
Heavener 15, Idabel 3
Heavener 16, Idabel 3, Heavener advances to regional tournament.
Spiro 14, Wilburton 4
Spiro 16, Wilburton 1, Spiro advances to regional tournament.
Class 2A District Tournaments
Wister 11, Pocola 0
Wister 13, Pocola 1, Wister advances to regional, Pocola eliminated.
Howe 2, Haworth 0, 10 inn.
When this baseball season ends for Heavener senior Noah Davis, he made sure that wasnâ€™t going to be the end of his career on the diamond.
Davis signed a letter of intent with Hillsdale Free Will Baptist, which is located in Moore, in a signing ceremony inside the high school library Thursday morning.
History was made last Friday night when the Poteau Lady Pirates soccer team beat Hilldale 2-0 to clinch the third seed from the district and make the playoffs for the first time in school history.
However, just making the playoffs arenâ€™t enough for the Lady Pirates, who will open postseason play at 6 p.m. Friday with a road match against the Inola Lady Longhorns.
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When the 2014-15 high school wrestling season ended in February, little did two Poteau wrestlers realize there was going to be more chances for them this summer.
Senior Hank Galetka was selected to wrestle with the East team in the All-Star Duals, which will take place June 26 in Blanchard.
Teammate Roderick Hornbuckle, a junior, is going to have the chance to go to Australia to wrestle in the Down Under Sports Wrestling Tournament, which will take place June 27-July 7 â€” with opportunities to see not only Australia, but New Zealand and Hawaii.
The Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings softball team is entering this weekâ€™s Region II Tournament, which takes place beginning Friday in Coweta, about as well as a squad could.
The Lady Vikings (24-19), who will play Connors State College at 4 p.m. Friday in the opening round of the Region II Tournament, ended their regular season with a 5-0 weekend homestand, sweeping Northern Oklahoma College-Enid on Saturday, then doing the same thing Sunday to archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College before rallying to down Connors State to end the 24 hours of softball.
Todayâ€™s Class 3A Baseball District Tournament between the Heavener Wolves and the Idabel Warriors has been moved from Heavener to Carl Albert State Collegeâ€™s Ival Goodman Field.
There will be a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m. Thursday.
If one team sweeps the other, the tournament is over, and the winner will advance to next weekâ€™s Class 3A Regional Tournament.
If both teams split, there will be a rubber game, which for right now is slated for 2 p.m. Friday in Heavener. However, it is not known if that game also will be played at CASC.
When the season first started in March, the perception of the Poteau Lady Pirates slow-pitch softball team was that it could possibly be a down year. However, Poteau's two seniors, center fielder Alyssa Kramer and rover Melanie Johnson, would beg to differ. Both of them like their chances to make state, which the Lady Pirates can do Wednesday by winning the Class 6A Regional Tournament in Jenks. The Lady Pirates will face Broken Bow at 11:15 a.m. after host Jenks and Tulsa Washington open the regional at 10 a.m.
Last week saw two county baseball teams and five county slow-pitch softball teams capture district titles to get the playoffs off and running. Now, the playoffs will literally consume the diamond.
All Class 4A, 3A and 2A baseball teams and the Poteau Lady Pirates slow-pitch softball team will begin their playoffs this week, while the aforementioned district champions will be in their regional tournaments this week with the hopes of making state next week.
Here's the complete schedule:
Class 4A District Tournament
Muldrow at Poteau, DH, 2 p.m.