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Day 1 Scores
Heavener 16, Bokoshe 0
Panama 14, Arkoma 0
Heavener 5, Panama 4
Bokoshe 6, Arkoma 3, Arkoma eliminated
Cameron def. Whitesboro
Poteau 14, Cameron 0
Leflore 12, Talihina 11, 9 inn.
Spiro 18, Leflore 6
Wister 2, Howe 0
Pocola 9, Wister 3
Day 2 Schedule
Poteau vs. Pocola, 5 p.m.
Spiro vs. Heavener, 7 p.m.
Wister vs. Bokoshe, 4 p.m.
Talihina vs. Cameron, 6 p.m.
Wister-Bokoshe winner vs. Talihina-Cameron winner, 8 p.m.
Things didn't look good early on for the Poteau Pirates baseball team in Friday's home game at Town Creek Park. The good news was that things ended very well for the Pirates.
A two-run seventh inning rallied the Pirates to down the Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Grizzlies 11-10.
RED OAK â€” The good news for the Poteau Lady Pirates softball team was playing for the title of the Red Oak Tournament on Friday night. The not-so-good news was the Lady Pirates had to get past the tournament-host Lady Eagles, which they couldn't do.
The Lady Eagles flew past the Lady Pirates 21-2 in the title game after beating them 10-3 in the winner's-bracket final.
The Lady Pirates reached the title game with a 12-4 win over Quinton in the loser's-bracket final.
The Wister Lady Wildcats went 2-1 on the final day, beating Cameron 12-2 and McCurtain 9-5, but losing to Quinton 12-8.
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.