Monday's High School Softball Roundup
The end to the Poteau Lady Pirates' home three-way was great, run-ruling the Sallisaw Lady Black Diamonds 10-0 in four innings. The start, however, wasn't, as the Lady Pirates fell 11-3 in a five-inning, run-rule contest to the Broken Bow Lady Savages.In the win over Sallisaw, the Lady Pirates jumped out to a 5-0 lead after an inning.In the loss to Broken Bow, the Lady Savages scored twice in the first inning and five runs in the second inning for a 7-0 lead as each inning was aided by two Poteau errors.Wister 11, Arkoma 0: In Arkoma, Wister pitcher Hunter Gibson (14-3) picked up right where she left off at last weekend's Tushka Tournament as she struck out 10 batters and threw a two-hitter.The Lady Wildcats jumped out to a 6-0 lead after an inning.Pocola 12, Cameron 0: In Cameron, the Lady Indians got a one-hitter from the combination of Sammie Kuhns — pitching the first five innings to get the win — and Sarah Eddins. Kuhns struck out four batters.The Lady Indians jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings, then put the game away with a five-run seventh inning.Spiro 2, Heavener 1: In Spiro, the Lady Bulldogs broke a 1-all tie with a run in the sixth inning.The game was a pitcher's duel between two freshmen aces — Spiro's Hannah Gilliam and Heavener's Makenzie Wilson.Gilliam struck out five and threw a seven-hitter, while Wilson fanned four in six innings and tossed a four-hitter.Panama 7, Howe 1; Panama 8, Talihina 1; Talihina 5, Howe 3: In Panama, the host Lady Razorbacks won both games in their home three-way.In the win over Howe, the Lady ’Backs, leading 2-1 after four innings, broke the game open with a five-run fifth inning.In the victory over Talihina, the Lady Razorbacks jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the opening inning.In Talihina's win over Howe, Talihina scored twice in the first inning before the Lady Lions cut the deficit to 2-1 after three innings. The Lady Golden Tigers scored three runs in the top of the seventh inning, then had to withstand a Howe rally in the bottom of the frame.Whitesboro 3, Buffalo Valley 1; Whitesboro 13, Clayton 0: In Whitesboro, the Lady Bulldogs got a pair of no-hitters thrown by their pitchers.Lexey Branscum no-hit the Lady Buffaloes, allowing a run with eight strikeouts in five innings.Shania McKosky no-hit Clayton in a battle of Lady Bulldogs, fanning three batters in the three-inning, run-rule complete-game victory.