Ada boys beat Poteau to end Pirates' hoop season

WILBURTON — Last week in the Class 4A Regional Tournament, the Poteau Pirates got off to quick starts. When they needed it the most in Thursday afternoon's area consolation quarterfinals, they didn't get it — and the Ada Cougars did.Thanks to eight 3-point baskets, six by Walker Whitworth, the Cougars were able to down the Poteau Pirates 61-49 Thursday afternoon in the area consolation quarterfinals at the Wilburton Gym. The loss ended the Pirates' season.