- Mini Penny
The Pansy Kidd Middle School eighth-grade Raiders basketball team will have a shot at winning its own tournament today after beating the Roland Rangers 61-27 Tuesday at the PKMS Gym.
The Raiders will play Sallisaw in the title game.
The Spiro Bulldogs will meet the Wister Wildcats will play for the consolation championship. The â€™Dogs edged the combined seventh-eighth grade Raiders 38-36, while the â€™Cats downed the Pocola Indians 27-15.
The loss to Spiro dropped the combined seventh-eighth grade Raiders into the seventh-place game against Pocola.
On the girls' side, Spiro will play Roland for the championship after the Lady Bulldogs handled Sallisaw 38-18. The Lady Rangers defeated Wister 46-17 in the other semifinal.
Wister and Sallisaw will play for third place.
The host PKMS eighth-grade Lady Raiders will play for the consolation championship today after a 38-25 victory over the Pocola Lady Indians. The Lady Raiders will play Muldrow as the Lady Rangers edged the PKMS seventh-grade Lady Raiders 25-22. The seventh-grade Lady Raiders will play the Lady Indians for seventh place.