FORT GIBSON â€” It was a terrific Thursday for the Poteau Pirates baseball team at the opening day of the Fort Gibson Tournament at Carr-O'Dell Park.
Poteau, which outlasted Sperry 7-6 in 10 innings in a battle of Pirates, then got past tournament-host Fort Gibson 7-6.
The Pirates will play at noon today in the championship game. The game was originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m., but was moved up to noon to accommodate Poteau's prom tonight.
In the victory over Sperry, Davey Bullard's sacrifice fly scored Kaydon Evans in the 10th inning to break a 6-all tie.