February 25th, 2015
There are some local teams in Classes A and B knocking on the door in their hopes of making their respective state tournament.
The complete playoff schedule is listed below:
Class 4A Regional Tournament
At Fort Gibson
Poteau girls vs. Sallisaw, 1:30 p.m.
Poteau boys vs. Fort Gibson, 8 p.m.
Class 3A Regional Tournament
Heavener boys vs. Salina, 3 p.m.
Heavener girls vs. Spiro, 6:30 p.m.
Spiro boys vs. Hartshorne, 8 p.m.
Class 2A Regional Tournaments
Panama vs. Crowder, 1:30 and 3 p.m.
Howe girls vs. Pocola, 6:30 p.m.
SALINA â€” The Spiro High School basketball teams swept the host Salina squads to win the Class 3A District Tournament on Saturday night.
The Lady Bulldogs rallied late to stun the Lady Wildcats 46-44, while the â€™Dogs clawed the â€™Cats 69-44.
Both Spiro teams will be in the Class 3A Regional Tournament championship semifinals Thursday night at the Spiro Multipurpose Gym. The Lady Bulldogs will meet Heavener at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Bulldogs facing Hartshorne at 8 p.m. Both winners will then play for the regional title at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday at the Muskogee Civic Center.
HARTSHORNE â€” The Heavener Lady Wolves won the Class 3A District Tournament on Friday night, downing the host Hartshorne Lady Miners 40-32. However, the Wolves lost 70-35 to the Miners in the boys title game.
Both teams will play Thursday in the Class 3A Regional Tournament at the Spiro Multipurpose Gym. The Wolves will play Salina in an elimination game at 3 p.m., while the Lady Wolves will meet subsite host Spiro at 6:30 p.m. for the right to play for the regional title at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Muskogee Civic Center.
WILBURTON â€” The Red Oak basketball teams swept the Class B Regional Tournament titles Saturday night at the Wilburton Gym.
The Eagles beat the Leflore Savages 49-29 in Saturday nightâ€™s finals right after the Lady Eagles flew past the Buffalo Valley Lady Buffaloes 48-23 in the girlsâ€™ title game.
The Bokoshe Lady Tigers won the consolation championship with a 55-50 victory over the Leflore Lady Savages after the Lady Tigers eliminated the Smithville Lady Braves 46-38.
The Buffalo Valley boys won the consolation title game with a 66-63 win over the Eagletown Eagles.
The Pocola Lady Indians and the homestanding Talihina Golden Tigers won their championship games in the Class 2A District Tournament on Saturday night on Chris Gillespie Court at Ray Henson Gymnasium.
The Lady Indians used a strong third quarter to get past a pesky Crowder Demonettes team by the score of 55-41, while the Golden Tigers roared past the Demons 67-28.
Both Crowder teams ended the seasons for the Indians and the Lady Golden Tigers on Friday night. Crowder's boys nipped Pocola 47-45, while the Crowder girls beat Talihina 48-31.
Jerry Vandagriff, 69, of Leflore died Monday, Feb. 24, 2015.
No services are planned. Cornerstone Funeral Home of Muskogee is handling arrangements.
Johnnie Mack Holman, 61, of Pocola died Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home Chapel in Spiro. Burial will be in New Hope Cemetery, Spiro.
Mason Levi Dunn, infant son of William A. and Laken A. (Wilson) Dunn of Panama died Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. He is survived by his parents; sister, Cadynce Wrilynn Siders; grandparents; great-grandparents; great-great-grandparents; aunts; uncles; other relatives and loved ones.
Services were held Monday, Feb. 23, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Poteau, with the Rev. Jim Cook officiating. Burial was in Shady Point Cemetery.
You may leave an online message at evansandmillerfuneralhomes.com.