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April 10th, 2013
HEAVENER â€” In February, Heavener High School football players Blake Smittle and Aaron Turner signed to play with Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Tuesday morning in a ceremony inside the high school gym, a third HHS senior signed to play college ball.
Basketball senior Trevor Smith signed his letter of intent with the Carl Albert State College Vikings.
Poteau 7, Pocola 1
Winner's Bracket Final
Poteau 4, Pocola 2
Pocola 9, Wister 4
Loser's Bracket Semifinal
Wister 5, Panama 4
Loser's Bracket Quarterfinal
Panama 12, Heavener 10
Wister 10, Howe 0
The Poteau Lady Pirates and the Pocola Lady Indians were seeded No. 1 and 2, respectively, in last monthâ€™s seeding meeting. Going into Tuesday nightâ€™s title game, the seeding held true.
The Lady Pirates and the Lady Indians played in late Tuesday afternoonâ€™s winnerâ€™s bracket final at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex to see who played for the county title later that night.
The Lady Pirates handled Howe 14-0, then beat Heavener 4-0 on Day 1 on Monday at the PARC to make it to within two wins of another county slow-pitch title.
GORE â€” The Panama Lady Razorbacks will enter this week's LeFlore County Tournament with a second-place finish.
The Lady Razorbacks lost 7-6 to the Keota Lady Lions in the title game.
Panama opened the tournament with wins over Sallisaw-Central 10-0 and Wilburton 10-7, but lost to Keota in the 7-5 before beating Heavener 8-2.
Heavener went 3-2 in the two-day event. Before losing to Panama on Saturday, Heavener beat Porum 7-3, Sallisaw-Central 17-1 and Wilburton 16-10, but lost 15-7 to Keota.
WASHINGTON, Okla. â€” The Pocola Lady Indians softball team went 1-2 on Saturday at the Washington Tournament.
The Lady Indians beat Lindsay 11-4, but lost 9-4 to Moore and 10-2 to Mangum.
It was a rough weekend of softball for the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings, who dropped three of four games in a pair of doubleheaders.
The lone win was a thrilling 10-9 come-from-behind victory in Saturdayâ€™s nhightcap over Rose State, which took the opener 6-3 in nine innings.
On Sunday, Western Oklahoma State College swept Carl Albert, winning 5-3 and 11-0 in a five-inning, run-rule contest.
ATOKA â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers baseball team split its two games in the rain-shortened Atoka Wood Bat Tournament last weekend.
The Golden Tigers edged the Calera Bulldogs 8-7, but lost 8-4 to Silo Rebels.
Spiro 11, Locust Grove 3: Sunday night at Arvest Park in Springdale, Ark., the Bulldogs, who suffered a heart-breaking 10-9, nine-inning loss to Poteau in the finals of the 32nd LeFlore County Baseball Tournament earlier in the day in Cameron,, took out their frustrations on Locust Groveâ€™s Pirates.