Archive - Sports Article
December 4th, 2012
The Spiro High School basketball teams did not have much of a rest after tonight's season openers at Eufaula as they will begin their three-day stay at the H.B. Stewart Classic in Greenwood, Ark., Wednesday afternoon.
Spiro will play Siloam Springs, Ark., at 4 (girls) and 5:30 p.m. (boys) Wednesday afternoon, then play host Greenwood at 7 (girls) and 8:30 p.m. (boys) Thursday night. The Lady Bulldogs will end their three-day stay with a 4 p.m. Friday game against Ozark, Ark., followed by the â€˜Dogs' contest against Ozark at 5:30 p.m.
The Poteau Lady Pirates freshmen capped their opening week of basketball by winning their own tournament Saturday afternoon, beating the Muldrow Lady Bulldogs 47-33.
The Pirates lost the third-place game 30-26 to come in fourth.
In an all-LeFlore County battle, Heavener's boys won the consolation championship as the Wolves edged the Spiro Bulldogs 36-31.
The Spiro Lady Bulldogs lost 35-22 to the Roland Lady Rangers in the girls consolation title game.
POCOLA â€” The Cameron Lady Yellowjackets got their first win of the season, and in so doing spoiled Pocola's homecoming by winning 46-39 over the Lady Indians on Friday night at the Pocola Gym.
The Lady â€™Jackets led practically the entire game, leading 8-6 after a period, 16-13 at halftime and 23-21 after three quarters.
Arkoma 52, Keota 49: In Arkoma, trailing 39-35 after three periods, the Lady Mustangs outscored the Lady Lions 17-10 in the final quarter to get the comeback win.
POCOLA â€” The Pocola Indians put a halt to the five-game winning streak of the Cameron Yellowjackets to celebrate homecoming with a 65-31 victory Friday night at the Pocola Gym.
The Indians had a 26-18 halftime lead, but outscored the Yellowjackets 17-0 in the third quarter to take a 53-18 lead into the final period.
Arkoma 63, Keota 52: In Arkoma, the Mustangs led 22-20 after a period and 33-27 at halftime. Then, Arkoma outscored Keota 30-25 in the second half.
Leflore 66, Pittsburg 30: In Pittsburg, the Savages jumped out to an 18-0 lead after a period and were never headed.