Poteau girls get first victory of season, beat Whitesboro; Talihina, Howe boys, Heavener girls also victorious on Day 1 at Heavener

HEAVENER — There's finally a different number in the win column for the Poteau Lady Pirates.The Lady Pirates got their first win of the season Monday afternoon as they opened play in the 2012 LeFlore County Tournament with a 47-25 victory over the Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs at the Heavener Gym.Three other winners posted their victories on the same court. After the Lady Pirates' win took place, the Talihina Golden Tigers held off the Leflore Savages 53-47 for the first boys' upset in the tournament. In the night games, the host Lady Wolves posted a 57-35 win over the Leflore Lady Savages, while the Howe Lions roared past the Panama Razorbacks 65-36.