Skip to main content

Poteau boys come close, but lose to No. 1 Roland; Roland player's 3-point shooting in final period dooms Poteau girls

January 26, 2012

SHOOTING FOR TWO — Poteau's Blake Williams, right, takes a jump shot in the lane against Class 4A's top-ranked Roland Rangers Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. PDN Staff Photo by David Seeley

The Poteau Pirates had a shot to do what no one else has done to this point — knock off Class 4A's No. 1 Roland Rangers — Tuesday night at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. And for a brief moment in the final period, the Pirates had a lead on the undefeated Rangers. But in the end, foul problems ended up plaguing the Pirates as they lost 45-36.
It was a heartbreaking night for the Lady Pirates, who led for most of the game. But a late fourth-quarter rally, keyed by 3-point shooting by Roland's Sidney Walters, fueled a comeback victory for the Lady Rangers by a score of 54-49.

View more articles in:
S M T W T F S
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
31
 
Add to calendar
In 2013, two teams, the Poteau Pirates and the Talihina Golden Tigers, were still playing in the...
Russ McDonald won the Poteau Daily News' Pigskin Picks Contest for the fourth time this season, and...

 

Classified Ads

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes