Local golfers help East win All-State Golf Tournament

Monday was a fun day for Poteau golfers Hannah Ward and Connor Wheat, along with Cameron’s Kody Whitehead. The trio competed in the Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State Golf Tournament at Cherokee Hills Golf Course in Catoosa.Wheat and Whitehead were paired up together, partaking in the East’s victory over the West, 15½ to 8½, in the boys‘ match. The pair combined for 5-over-75.Ward contributed to the East girls’ win, 17½ to 6½. She played with Kaylee Collier of Broken Arrow, carding 2-under-68, the only golfer to score in the 60s.