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Two Poteau Youth Wrestling Club members placed in last weekend's Sapulpa Tournament. Maverick Wooten was runner-up at 55 pounds in Division III and was third at 55 pounds in Division II, while Tyler Fassio was third at 83 pounds in Division II. A third member, Will Jordan, competed at 49 pounds in Division II.
PYWC member Luke Brooks participated in the Sand Springs Open.
It was a banner way for the Poteau Pirates wrestling team to end its pre-Christmas portion of its season as they won their own tournament, the â€śBorder Brawl,â€ť which took place Friday and Saturday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates had 181 points, with Greenwood, Ark, a distant second (144 points). Five Poteau wrestlers won titles.
STILWELL â€” A fast start helped the Stilwell Lady Indians to get a 91-78 home victory over the Poteau Lady Pirates on Friday night.
The Lady Indians jumped out to a 25-13 lead after a period, but the Lady Pirates used a 23-18 second quarter to cut the deficit to 43-36 at halftime.
Stilwell outscored Poteau 24-16 in the third quarter to up its lead to 67-52 going into the final period.
Heavener 57, Idabel 55: Saturday afternoon in Heavener, the Lady Wolves won their home opener, but they had to do it in dramatic fashion.
STILWELL â€” The Poteau Pirates could not make it a perfect week to end their pre-Christmas portion of their season as they suffered a 63-32 road loss to the Stilwell Indians on Friday night.
The Indians took an 18-5 lead after a period and never looked back.
Spiro 68, Sallisaw 50: Friday night in Spiro, the Bulldogs made it 2-for-2 for the week to enter the Christmas break on a high note. However, the â€™Dogs had to rally to do so.
The Black Diamonds had a 17-16 lead with 5:24 left before halftime, but the Bulldogs ended the game with a 52-33 run.
The Arkoma High School basketball teams split their final games before the Christmas break Friday night in Keota. The Lady Mustangs defeated the Lady Lions 70-51, but the Lions beat the Mustangs 64-50 in the final game of the night.
Editorâ€™s note: Cage Notes will appear in Wednesdayâ€™s edition.
The Poteau High School basketball teams split their final home games of the pre-Christmas break portion of their season Thursday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates made the Broken Bow Savages walk the plank in posting a 74-42 rout, but the Lady Pirates lost 66-40 to the Lady Savages.
LEFLORE â€” The Leflore Lady Savages ended their pre-Christmas break with a dramatic home win Thursday night on Nadine Carpenter Court as they nipped the Bokoshe Lady Tigers 55-53.
The Lady Savages outscored the Lady Tigers in the final period by two points, 20-18, to break a 35-all tie after three quarters.
Howe 66, Smithville 26: In Howe, the Lady Lions remained undefeated and celebrated homecoming to boot. Leading 15-13 after a period, they outscored the Lady Braves 26-3 in the second quarter to take a 41-16 at halftime.
LEFLORE â€” The Leflore Savages basketball team ended their pre-Christmas break part of their season by hitting the century mark in a 105-43 victory over the Bokoshe Tigers on Thursday night on Nadine Carpenter Court.
The Savages jumped out to a 30-6 lead after a period and never looked back.
Howe 62, Smithville 32: In Howe, the Lions made it a happy homecoming, clawing the Braves 18-9 in the opening period en route to a 29-11 halftime advantage.
TALIHINA â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers got their basketball season off and running Tuesday night with a 50-41 victory over the Antlers Bearcats on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
The Golden Tigers led 18-13 after a period en route to a 38-21 halftime lead thanks to outscoring the â€™Cats 20-8 in the second quarter.
KINTA â€” The Kinta Lady Eagles used a strong fourth quarter to rally for a 49-45 home victory over the Bokoshe Lady Tigers on Tuesday night.
The Lady Eagles trailed 36-33 after three periods, but outscored the Lady Tigers 16-9 in the final quarter to get the come-from-behind victory.