Poteau girls reach winner's-bracket final of Red Oak Tournament

RED OAK — The Poteau Lady Pirates softball team ended its three-game skid, and in so doing made it to Friday's winner's-bracket final of the Red Oak Tournament.The Lady Pirates beat Cameron 7-6 and Quinton 12-2 on Thursday.The Wister Lady Wildcats went 1-1 on opening day, beating Panama 4-2 after losing 5-4 to McCurtain, which beat Spiro 8-1.The Howe Lady Lions fell to the host Lady Eagles, while Quinton beat Panama 3-1 before losing to Poteau. On Friday, Spiro then knocked Howe out with a 5-4 victory, then the Lady Bulldogs lost to Quinton 6-1 to be knocked out of the tournament.