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Thursday's High School Baseball Roundup

April 7, 2012

LEFLORE — One big hit led to a big inning as the Leflore Savages got a 7-4 come-from-behind win over the Whitesboro Bulldogs Thursday afternoon.
Down 2-1, the Savages used a five-run fifth inning, highlighted by Dakota Watson's two-run home run, to take a 6-2 lead.
Talihina 8, Durant JV 1: In Atoka Tournament, the Golden Tigers (8-8) jumped out to a 3-0 lead by the third inning, then put the game away with a five-run seventh inning.
Editor's Note — Nothing was reported on the three-way at Arkoma with Bokoshe and Howe by press time.

Poteau golfer wins top medalist honors at Sallisaw as Pirates come in second; Poteau Pirate Invitational set Monday at Choctaw Country Club, Wolf Ridge

April 7, 2012

SALLISAW — Poteau Pirate golfer Jarrett Lowrimore had to go a little extra in Thursday's Sallisaw Invitational, but it ended up being worth it.
The Poteau sophomore beat Fort Gibson's Wesley Jackson on the third hole of a sudden-death playoff to take home the top medalist prize as each ended regulation play tied at 75. The sudden-death playoff hole was somewhat dramatic.

Poteau golfer wins own tournament; Lady Pirates third; Two other Poteau golfers medal

April 7, 2012

Poteau Lady Pirate golfer Hannah Ward won the Poteau Lady Pirate Invitational Thursday afternoon at Choctaw Country Club. She shot a 71, which was five shots better than runner-up Kailey Campbell of Oktaha (76).
As a team, the Lady Pirates were third with 357, finishing behind team champion Idabel (354) and Henryetta (357).
Actually, Poteau and Henryetta tied for second. Scores of each team's No. 5 golfer was used, and the Lady Knight's score was better than the Lady Pirate's.

NOC-Tonkawa sweeps Carl Albert softball team

April 7, 2012

The Northern Oklahoma College-Tonkawa Lady Mavericks softball team came to town and swept the Carl Albert State College Lady Vikings in a doubleheader Thursday afternoon by scores of 9-5 and 3-0.
The Lady Vikings will return to action in a 2 p.m. Tuesday doubleheader on the road against Western Oklahoma State College.

Sports Briefs

April 7, 2012

Talihina High School athlete Aubrey Mullins was named one of 30 Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Staters and will represent the school at the FCA Banquet at 7 p.m. Monday night in Oklahoma City.
Mullins plays both basketball and softball for the Lady Golden Tigers.
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Girls are needed to play for an age 12-and-younger softball team in the Green Country Softball League. Games will take place at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.
The team will practice in Cameron.
For additional information or to register, call Mike House at (918) 658-5510.
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Poteau OK Kids League Schedule

April 7, 2012

Coach-Pitch League
Monday
Poteau Bombers vs. Spiro Reds; Spiro Dirtbags vs. Pocola Mudcats; Heavener Hurricanes vs. Wister Wildcats; Heavener Titans vs. Heavener Thunder; Panama Sooners vs. Poteau Drillers; Spiro Diamondbacks vs. Spiro L'il Giants.
Thursday
Spiro L'il Giants vs. Poteau Bombers; Spiro Reds vs. Spiro Dirtbags; Pocola Mudcats vs. Heavener Hurricanes; Wister Wildcats vs. Heavener Titans; Heavener Thunder vs. Panama Sooners; Poteau Drillers vs. Spiro Diamondbacks.
Next Saturday

All-Region Player

April 7, 2012

Panama Basketball Honorees

April 7, 2012

Poteau track teams sweep titles at Wilburton Invitational

April 7, 2012

WILBURTON — The Poteau High School track teams swept the team titles at the Wilburton Invitational on March 29.
The Pirates had 108 points, while the Lady Pirates scored 127 points.
For the boys, Poteau had a new track record set as Dakota Clark's winning time in the 110-meter hurdles of 15.03 seconds broke the old mark.
Clark also won the 300-meter hurdles (42.25 seconds), and was one of two Pirates to win two events as Trevor Shankle won the discus (122-2) and the shot put (45-2).

Spiro outlasts Cameron in extra innings; Wister downs Poteau; Pocola, Panama stay alive in 2012 LeFlore County Tournament

April 6, 2012

SPIRO — Things were not looking good for the defending LeFlore County Baseball Tournament champion Spiro Bulldogs Wednesday night. They trailed for 95 percent of their winner's-bracket semifinal against the Cameron Yellowjackets, but then came the big hit.
Colby Demato, who had been hitless through his first three at-bats, smoked a solid single over the center fielder's head in the bottom of the eighth inning as the ’Dogs capped a come-from-behind victory with a 4-3 win over the ’Jackets in a game which ended at 10:45 p.m.

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