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April 9th, 2013
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.
WESTVILLE â€” Class 4Aâ€™s top-ranked Poteau Pirates soccer team had little problem with the Westville Yellowjackets on Friday night, posting a 10-0 mercy-rule victory.
However, the Lady Pirates were not as fortunate, losing 5-0 to the Lady â€™Jackets.
Sunday's Championship Game
Poteau 10, Spiro 9, 9 inn.
Loser's Bracket Final
Spiro 11, Wister 6 (Wister finishes third)
Loser's Bracket Semifinal
Spiro 11, Cameron 4 (Cameron finishes fourth)
Winner's Bracket Final
Poteau 6, Wister 5
Winner's Bracket Semifinal
Poteau 10, Cameron 2
Loser's Bracket Quarterfinals
Cameron 9, Whitesboro 7
Spiro 14, Panama 1
Loser's Bracket Second Round
Panama 4, Heavener 3
Editor's Note â€” The complete story of the final two-plus days of the tournament will be in Tuesday's edition.
GORE â€” The Arkoma Mustangs baseball team suffered a 10-2 loss Friday morning to Hulbert in the Gore Tournament.
Because the Mustangs were playing in the LeFlore County Tournament on Friday afternoon at Town Creek Park, the Mustangs were forced to forfeit their loserâ€™s-bracket game later in the day.