Poteau girls lose in regional finals to Muskogee to see season end

MUSKOGEE — For the second straight spring, the Poteau Lady Pirates softball team came up just short in making state.The Lady Pirates suffered an 8-0 loss to the host Muskogee Lady Roughers in the title game of the Class 6A Regional Tournament on Wednesday to see their season end at 22-14.The Lady Pirates began the day with a 15-3 mercy-rule victory over the Bixby Lady Spartans before losing to Muskogee 12-5 in the winner's-bracket final.The Lady Pirates got past the Broken Bow Lady Savages 4-3 in eight innings to reach the finals.