Poteau golfer wins Hilldale Invitational; Lady Pirates second by a shot to Eufaula

MUSKOGEE — Poteau golfer Hannah Ward, the two-time Class 4A defending state champion and soon-to-be Arkansas-Little Rock Lady Trojan golfer, won the Hilldale Invitational on Thursday at Cobblestone Golf Course. Ward shot a 75.As a team, the Lady Pirates were runners-up to Eufaula by a shot. The Lady Ironheads had a 353, with the Lady Pirates coming in at 354. The Lady Pirates did beat host Hilldale (356) and Muskogee (358).Ward was not the only Poteau medalist as Skylynn Terry was ninth-place medalist with an 87. Dallas Terry shot a 94, followed by Alyssa Vineyard with a 98 and Shelli Cobb with a 116.The Lady Pirates will return to action at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Tahlequah Invitational at Cherokee Trails Golf Course.