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September 17th, 2011
NORMAN â€” The Arkoma Mustangs are wanting to be a championship team this football season, and Friday night they might have just taken a big step toward that.
The Mustangs defeated Southwest Christian 26-18 to improve to 3-0.
QUINTON â€” Pocola Coach Rick Lang was calling Friday night's game with the Quinton Savages a â€śmission-statement winâ€ť if the Indians could get it â€” and they did.
Colton Hamm's 40-yard interception return for a touchdown with about four minutes left to play, then Cody Young caught the two-point conversion pass, as the Indians rallied to down the Savages 15-14 in a battle of unbeaten teams.
BOKOSHE â€” The Bokoshe Tigers were hoping the third time would be the charm Friday night in getting their new football coach, Tyler Massey, his first win. Unfortunately for the locals, it did not happen.
The Webbers Falls Warriors, who suffered a 40-14 loss last week to Class C's fourth-ranked Covington-Douglas Wildcats, took out their frustration on the Tigers as they won their District C-4 opener by a score of 56-0.
SPIRO â€” In a defensive contest that left both teams scoreless for most the game Friday night at McClain Stadium, the Roland Rangers pulled a last-minute upset against the Spiro Bulldogs when they caught an interception late in the fourth quarter which led to a field goal in the final 27 seconds of the game bringing the final score 10-7 in Roland's favor.
PARIS, Ark. â€” The Heavener Wolves were hoping to equal last season's win total Friday night in their final non-district game of the 2011 season. The host team had other ideas.
Paris proved to be too much for the Wolves in a 50-0 setback.
GORE â€” The Panama Razorbacks gave up their 13th loss in a row Friday night after they were blanked by the Gore Pirates by a score of 33-0. The game marked the return to Gore for new Panama Coach Brandon Ellis, who was trying to beat his former team.
Two of the local football teams who played Thursday night at Costner Stadium were winners.
The Pansy Kidd Middle School eighth-grade and seventh-grade team posted wins over Mena, Ark., but the Poteau Pirate freshmen team suffered a loss.
Prior to the Pirates losing 21-6 to Mena, the PKMS eighth-grade Raiders won 35-12 while the seventh-grade Raiders posted a 20-6 victory.
BOKOSHE â€” After suffered a two-and-out at the 2011 LeFlore County Tournament, the Leflore Lady Savages bounced back to post a 9-5 road win over the Bokoshe Lady Tigers Thursday afternoon.
Howe 12, Buffalo Valley 10: At Buffalo Valley, the Lady Lions (14-16) rallied from a 9-5 deficit with a seven-run seventh inning to get the win.
McCurtain 8, Arkoma 2; McCurtain 18, Arkoma 12, 8 inn.: In Arkoma, the Lady Bulldogs took a pair from the Lady Mustangs (7-15) on Thursday.
WISTER â€” Wister pitcher Corey Bullard got his first win of the season Thursday afternoon as he struck out eight batters as the Wildcats won 12-0.
Cameron 10, Smithville 0; Cameron 10, Wright City 8, 8 inn.: In Smithville, the Yellowjackets (17-7) got a pair of wins on Thursday.
Whitesboro 18, Eagletown 7: In Eagletown, the Bulldogs (10-11) broke open a close game in the middle innings.
Battiest 3, Leflore 2: In Leflore, the Panthers broke a 2-2 tie with a run in the seventh inning.
Friday's Games Postponed by Rain Showers