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April 9th, 2013
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.
One county tournament down, one to go. The LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Tournament started Monday, but because there are only nine teams, the tournament's title game will take place at 7:30 tonight at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
If the Poteau Lady Pirates, who are the top seed this spring, win it, it will mark a rarity in that the same school won the three major girls county tournaments. Poteau won the fast-pitch title in September, and captured the basketball county title in January.
Poteau at Sallisaw, 5:45 p.m.
Heavener at Cameron, 4 p.m.
CAMERON â€” It took nine hard-fought innings, but the Poteau Pirates baseball team was able to get past the Spiro Bulldogs 10-9 in nine innings to win the 32nd LeFlore County Baseball Tournament on Sunday afternoon.
The Pirates went through unscathed as they beat Wister 6-5 in Saturday afternoonâ€™s winnerâ€™s-bracket final after downing tournament-host Cameron 10-2 on Friday night in the winnerâ€™s-bracket semifinals.
Howe 14, Talihina 3, 4 inn.
Winner's Bracket Quarterfinals
Poteau 14, Howe 0, 3 inn.
Heavener 17, Whitesboro 2, 5 inn.
Wister 3, Panama 2, 8 inn.
Pocola 11, Cameron 0, 3 inn.
Winner's Bracket Semifinals
Poteau 4, Heavener 0
Pocola 3, Wister 0
Loser's Bracket First Round
Panama 13, Talihina 5, 5 inn., Talihina eliminated
Loser's Bracket Second Round
Panama 13, Cameron 3, 4 inn., Cameron eliminated.
Howe 9, Whitesboro 6, Whitesboro eliminated.