Poteau basketball teams split home openers with Spiro

Both Poteau and Spiro basketball fans had something good to cheer about in Tuesday night's games at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.The Pirates used a strong second half to down the Bulldogs 64-43 to win their home opener — and hand the ’Dogs their first loss of the season.However, the Lady Bulldogs spoiled the home opener for the Lady Pirates with a 50-40 victory.