Poteau girls golf team second in season opener; two-time defending state champion top medalist

TULSA — The Poteau Lady Pirates golf team came in runners-up at the Tulsa McLain/TSST Invitational, which took place Tuesday at Forest Ridge Country Club.The Lady Pirates were second with a 408, coming in nine shots behind champion Sapulpa (399).Two-time Class 4A state champion Hannah Ward was top medalist with a 77. She was joined in the top-10 medalist group by Skylynn Terry in eighth place with a 101.Rounding things out for the Lady Pirates, Alyssa Vineyard shot a 112, followed by Dallas Terry with a 118 and Jenna Stites with a 131.The Lady Pirates will return to action next Friday and Saturday in the Glen Rose [Texas] Invitational, beginning at 9 a.m. daily at Squaw Valley Golf Course.