SALLISAW â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates, the Class 4A defending state champions, continued its strong play on the links Monday afternoon by winning the team and individual titles at the Sallisaw Invitational.
The Lady Pirates won the team title with 357, while defending individual state champion Hannah Ward was the top medalist with a 74.
However, Ward was not the only Lady Pirate to medal. Skylynn Terry was fourth-place medalist with an 89, while Cathleen Manlove was fifth-place medalist at 90.
BROKEN BOW â€” Two Poteau junior high golfers placed in Mondayâ€™s Haworth Invitational, which took place at Cedar Creek Golf Course.
Ryan Ward won the tournament with an 88 in his final tournament of the spring.
In four tournaments, Ward won three of them, and placed fifth in the other one.
Bryson Terry placed fifth with a 93, while Jeremiah Loggains shot a 107.
HOWE â€” The Howe Lions will enter this week's Wister tournament on a high note as they handled the Arkoma Mustangs 13-1 in three innings Monday afternoon at Lions Field.
Pocola 11, Cameron 5: In Pocola, the Indians, who trailed 5-2 in the sixth inning, scored nine runs in the frame to snatch the win away from the Yellowjackets.
Talihina 9, Kiowa 3: In Talihina, the Golden Tigers, who trailed 2-0 after an inning, scored three runs in the first inning, a run in the second inning, four runs in the third inning and a run in the fourth inning for a 9-2 lead.
HEAVENER â€” In February, Heavener High School football players Blake Smittle and Aaron Turner signed to play with Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Tuesday morning in a ceremony inside the high school gym, a third HHS senior signed to play college ball.
Basketball senior Trevor Smith signed his letter of intent with the Carl Albert State College Vikings.
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.