The Muldrow Lady Bulldogs came to town and handled the Poteau Lady Pirates 14-2 Thursday afternoon.
The Lady Bulldogs scored four runs in the first inning and six in the second inning for a 10-0 lead. A two-run fourth inning put the game into run-rule status.
Pocola 6, McCurtain 5: In Pocola, the Lady Indians used a four-run fifth inning to rally from a 5-2 deficit to get the come-from-behind win.
Howe 14, Keota 11: In Keota, in a battle of Lady Lions, Howe broke a 9-all tie with a two-run fourth inning and a three-run sixth inning to take a 14-9 lead.
MUSKOGEE â€” Poteau golfer Hannah Ward, the two-time Class 4A defending state champion and soon-to-be Arkansas-Little Rock Lady Trojan golfer, won the Hilldale Invitational on Thursday at Cobblestone Golf Course. Ward shot a 75.
As a team, the Lady Pirates were runners-up to Eufaula by a shot. The Lady Ironheads had a 353, with the Lady Pirates coming in at 354. The Lady Pirates did beat host Hilldale (356) and Muskogee (358).
The Poteau Pirates are a win away from successfully defending their LeFlore County Tournament title.
The Pirates got past the Spiro Bulldogs 4-1 Thursday at Town Creek Park.
The Pirates played for the title Friday night in Cameron against the winner of Friday's loser's-bracket final between Spiro and Pocola. Friday's games were to have been at host Heavener, but the Wolves' field was too wet.
If the Pirates lost, there will be a winner-take-all title game at 1 p.m. Saturday in Cameron.
WISTER â€” Due to wet fields at Heavener, the 2014 LeFlore County Baseball Tournament's consolation games on Thursday were played here. Of the four teams who were here, the Pocola Indians staved off elimination to make it to Friday night's loser's-bracket contest at Cameron.
The Indians got past the Wister Wildcats for the second time in the tournament, posting a 4-1 victory, after holding off their archrivals, the Panama Razorbacks, 6-5.
The â€™Cats eliminated tournament-host Heavener 8-0 in six innings in the first game of the day.
MANSFIELD, Ark. â€” The Poteau Lady Pirates track team came in second at the Senior Tiger Relays on Tuesday. The Lady Pirates scored 110 points, finishing behind host Mansfield (128 points).
In coming in runners-up, the Lady Pirates had two relay teams set meet records.
The Spiro Lady Bulldogs were fifth with 52 points, while the Heavener Lady Wolves were sixth (47.5).
Arkoma's Jasmin Roberts got her team's five points as she was fourth in the discus.
On the boys' side the Pirates got their five points from Mason Jones, who was fourth in the 300-meter hurdles.
OKLAHOMA CITY â€” Last weekend, martial arts students from Oklahoma Combat Sports, Ethan Carey, L.J. Butler, Garrett Butler and Bret Butler, competed in the 2014 Oklahoma State BJJ Championships. This was these athletes' first-ever state championships appearance.
Carey won two gold medals, L.J. Butler took home a gold and two silver medals, Garrett Butler won two bronze medals and Bret Butler took home a bronze medal.
Their coaches are Steve Young and Duke Nobles.
The Dakota McCoy Memorial Scholarship Bass Tournament will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Wards Landing on Wister Lake. The entry fee is $40 per angler. The top three placers will receive a cash payout, and they will have a â€śRam Beast of the Weekâ€ť big bass sponsored by Martin-Dunn Dodge.
There will be a cookout sponsored by PriceCutter, with The Community State Bank â€śPit Masterâ€ť Michael Bailey cooking the food, after the tournament concludes. There will also be drawings for various prizes.