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After losing a 16-8 home game Friday afternoon to the Talihina Golden Tigers, the Poteau Pirates baseball team returned to Town Creek Park for Day 1 of the 2013 Poteau Wood Bat Festival, and picked up two wins.
The Pirates had to rally late to down the Oktaha Tigers 3-2, then posted an 8-0 five-inning, run-rule victory over the Smithville Braves.
The Pirates are slated to play Plainview at 10 this morning, then face Seminole at 2 this afternoon in Day 2 action. However, if inclement weather occurs, the games will be moved to the same times on Friday.
Remaining Poteau Wood Bat Festival Schedule
(If no rainouts; if rained out,
games moved to Friday)
Poteau vs. Plainview, 10 a.m.; Pocola vs. Oktaha, noon; Poteau vs. Seminole, 2 p.m.; Fort Smith Northside vs. Muldrow, 4 p.m.
Sallisaw-Central vs. Seminole, 10 a.m.; Sallisaw-Central vs. Eufaula, noon; Muldrow vs. Hartshorne, 2 p.m.; Panama vs. Smithville, 4 p.m.; Cameron vs. Smithville, 6 p.m.
Fort Smith Northside vs. Poteau, Poteau Wood Bat Festival, noon.