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Poteau freshmen sweep Spiro to earn semifinal game berths

November 29, 2012

POTEAU SWEEP — Above, Spiro's Trey Steele, left center, drives toward the basket as Poteau's Kanaan Hardaway, left, Alex Harger, center left, Jared Sole, center back, and Dalton Smith, center right watch as does Steele's teammate, Michael Zindler, during Tuesday night's opening-round game of the Poteau Freshmen Tournament at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. PDN Photo by David Seeley

The host Poteau Pirates and Lady Pirates freshmen basketball teams won their opening-round games Tuesday night in the Poteau Freshmen Tournament at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse.
The Pirates got past the Spiro Bulldogs 42-27, while the Lady Pirates were too much for the Lady Bulldogs in posting a 38-13 victory.
The Poteau teams will play Sallisaw at 7 p.m. (girls) and 8 p.m. (boys) on Thursday in the championship semifinals, with the winners playing for the title at 2 p.m. (girls) and 3 p.m. (boys) on Saturday. Losses will drop them into the third-place games at noon (girls) and 1 p.m. (boys) on Saturday.
Spiro's teams got byes into Saturday's consolation championships, at 10 a.m. (girls) and 11 a.m. (boys).

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