High School Softball Roundup

TAHLEQUAH — The Poteau Lady Pirates lost for the third straight time this week, dropping a pair of games to the Tahlequah Lady Tigers by scores of 9-0 and 18-3.In the opener, the Lady Pirates only had four hits.In the nightcap, the Lady Pirates rallied to cut the deficit to 7-3 in the second inning, but the Lady Tigers put the game into run-rule status with an 11-run second inning.Cameron 8, Arkoma 4; Arkoma 12, Cameron 4: Tuesday in Cameron, the county rivals split their doubleheader.In the opener, the Lady Yellowjackets rallied from a 3-0 deficit with a six-run second inning for a 6-3 lead after two innings.In the nightcap, after the Lady ’Jackets cut the deficit to 2-1 after an inning, the Lady Mustangs scored once in the second inning and four runs in the fourth inning for a 7-1 lead.Whitesboro 11, Howe 4: Tuesday in Whitesboro, the Lady Bulldogs broke a 3-all tie with a four-run second inning to take a 7-3 lead after two innings to spoil the season opener for the Lady Lions.Pocola 11, Spiro 0: Tuesday in Pocola, the Lady Indians, leading 1-0 after an inning, broke the game open with a seven-run second inning for an 8-0 lead.Heavener 9, Hartshorne 1: Tuesday in Hartshorne, the Lady Wolves kept their record perfect with a five-run third inning and a four-run fourth inning to rally from a 1-0 first-inning deficit.Warner 12, Panama 4; Warner 9, Panama 7: Tuesday in Warner, the Lady Razorbacks suffered a sweep at the hands of the Lady Eagles.In the opener, the Lady ’Backs cut the deficit to 4-2 in the fourth inning, but then the Lady Eagles scored eight runs with two outs in their half of the inning to get the game to run-rule status.In the nightcap, the Lady Razorbacks battled back two tie the game on two occasions, at 4-all and 7-all, but never did take the lead.Keota 15, Cameron 8: Monday in Keota, the Lady Lions rallied from an 8-4 deficit after four innings with a two-run fifth and a nine-run sixth inning to get the come-from-behind victory.Poteau League Needing CoachesThe 2014 Poteau Softball League is needing coaches for this upcoming season.There is a need for one T-ball coach, three coach-pitch coaches and an age 10-and-younger division. Teams in these respective divisions will not be drafted until all the coaching vacancies have been filled.For additional information, call Billy Bond at (918) 647-1939.