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Poteau boys place third at Wilburton Tournament, but Lady Pirates fall to Red Oak in contest for third place

December 18, 2012

TROPHY TEAM — The Poteau Pirates show their third-place trophy for winning the third-place game over Eufaula in the Wilburton Tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Wilburton Gym. Photo by Shelby Standridge

WILBURTON — This past weekend, things ended on a high note for the Poteau Pirates basketball team. The Pirates defeated the Eufaula Ironheads 46-34 to win the third-place game Saturday afternoon at the Wilburton Tournament.
Unfortunately, things didn't end on a high note for the Lady Pirates, who lost 49-46 in overtime to the Red Oak Lady Eagles in the third-place game Saturday afternoon.
Both teams suffered semifinal losses on Friday night. The Pirates lost 59-40 to the Red Oak Eagles, while the Lady Pirates fell to the host Wilburton Lady Diggers 48-37.

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