CARTHAGE, Mo. â€” The Carl Albert State College softball team went 1-2 in three games Saturday in the Carthage Festival, beating Maplewood, Mo., 14-2, but losing 12-2 to Kirkwood, Iowa, and 6-5 to Three Rivers, Mo.
Sunday's two games were rained out, and will not be made up.
The day belonged to the duo of Jessika Nolen and Talia Lattimore, who each hit three homers in the three games played.
The Lady Vikings will return to action at 2 p.m. Tuesday as they entertain archrival Eastern Oklahoma State College in a doubleheader.
BROKEN BOW â€” The Talihina Golden Tigers baseball team outlasted the Wright City Lumberjax 10-9 in the first pool-play game of the Broken Bow Tournament on Monday afternoon.
The Golden Tigers will play Stilwell at 2 this afternoon, then Idabel at 4 this afternoon to wrap up pool play. How they do in those games will determine who they will play, when they will play and for what place on Wednesday.
Spiro 8, Sequoyah-Tahlequah 1; Vian 10, Spiro 6: Saturday at Vian Festival, the Bulldogs split its games to wrap up the week.
PRESTON â€” The Wister Lady Wildcats softball team split its six games over the Preston Festival, which took place Friday and Satuday.
The Lady Wildcats defeated Okay 13-1, Pioneer 9-0 and host Preston 9-1, but lost 5-3 to Class 4A's top-ranked team from Washington, 12-4 to Liberty and 14-6 to Kellyville.
It's Spring Break Week, and you know what that means if you're a baseball fan â€” especially a Poteau Pirate fan. It's Poteau Wood Bat Festival time again.
The event, which was originally slated to begin its three-day run on Thursday, has been moved up to a Wednesday start due to the threat of bad weather later this week.
The complete schedule is listed at the bottom of the column.
2013 Spring Sports Guide Coming Saturday
The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team entered Spring Break on a high note with a 14-2 rout of the Wilburton Lady Diggers on Friday afternoon at home.
The Lady Pirates jumped out to a 4-0 lead after an inning, then added eight runs in the second inning and two runs in the third to get the game to run-rule status.
Heavener 6, Smithville 1: In Smithville, the Lady Wolves clawed their way to a 5-0 lead in the first inning to take control of the game.
Whitesboro 15, Clayton 11: In Clayton, in the battle of Lady Bulldogs, Whitesboro broke an 11-all tie with four runs in the seventh inning.
The Carl Albert State College baseball team took the first two of three games in a three-day, five-game series with Southwestern Community College, Iowa, at Ival Goodman Field.
The Vikings took a 11-4 win in the third game, which was started Sunday afternoon and ended Monday afternoon after being suspended by rain on Sunday.
On Saturday, the teams split, with the Vikings taking the opener 4-1 but losing the nightcap 6-5.
The two teams were slated to play a single game Monday after completing Sunday's suspended game.
The Poteau High School soccer teams split their home openers with Mena, Ark., Thursday at Costner Stadium.
The Pirates blanked the Bearcats 9-0, but the Lady Pirates suffered a 5-2 defeat at the hands, or feet rather, of the Lady Bearcats.
After taking Spring Break week off, the Poteau teams will return to action March 26 against Van Buren, Ark., at Costner Stadium.
The girls contest will begin at 5 p.m., followed by the boys game at 7 p.m.
HEAVENER â€” The Heavener High School soccer teams will enter Spring Break on a high note as they swept home games Thursday night from McAlester at Harvey Stadium.
The Lady Wolves had to go to another shootout, but outlasted the Lady Buffaloes 3-2. The Wolves blanked the Buffaloes 6-0.
The Heavener teams will be idle until after the break. The Lady Wolves will play at 7 p.m. March 26 on the road against Porter Consolidated. Then, both teams will return to the field for the Stilwell Tournament, which will take place March 28-29.