- Mini Penny
The Poteau Bandit League squads went 1-2-1 against Union Christian Academy from Fort Smith, Ark., on Saturday at Costner Stadium.
The lone Poteau win came from the sixth-grade team, which defeated Union Christian 32-24 behind a four-touchdown performance by Kale Barcheers.
The Poteau fourth-grade team tied Union Christian 14-14 as Easton Francis and Mason Barcheers each scored a TD for Poteau.
Union Christian took the fifth-grade game 38-0 and the third-grade contest 33-0.
The Poteau Bandit League teams will hit the road for their next games as they will travel to face Westville this upcoming Saturday.
Games will begin at 5 p.m., leading off with the third-grade contest, followed by the fourth-grade game, fifth-grade game and sixth-grade game.