- Mini Penny
The Poteau Bandit League teams went 3-1 against Greenwood (Ark.) White in their regular-season finales on Saturday.
The third-graders posted a 19-6 victory, while the fourth-graders won 41-0. The sixth-graders not only beat Greenwood White 32-0, but later that night beat the Spiro Bulldogs 42-24 at McClain Stadium.
The only setback on the day came in the fifth-grade game, which was won by Greenwood White 32-6.
The playoffs have arrived for the locals, which will begin this Saturday.
The third-graders will be home to face the same Greenwood White team at 3 p.m. at Costner Stadium.
The fourth-graders will play right before the third-graders do, facing Greenwood Blue at 1:30 p.m. at Costner Stadium.
The fifth-graders will open postseason play with a 4 p.m. contest at Van Buren (Ark.) White.
The sixth-graders will get a bye until the following week and will play in the semifinals on Nov. 2 at Costner Stadium against an opponent to be determined later.