Poteau girls hold off Spiro

When the Poteau Lady Pirates and the Spiro Lady Bulldogs met in last month's Lady ’Back Classic in Panama, it was a hard-fought, 2-1 victory for Poteau.When the two teams met again Thursday afternoon, it was another hard-fought game — this time with more runs, and more miscues for both teams.The Lady Pirates held off the Lady Bulldogs 5-4 in a game in which the other team's defensive miscues led to more of the nine total runs scoring than base hits.