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Poteau Pirates welcome Tulsa Cascia Hall to town for district showdown; Quarterback Club selling red hoodies, T-shirts to make it a 'Red-Out' game

October 16, 2013

WEEK 6 AWARD WINNERS — The Poteau Pirates Quarterback Club handed out its Blackbeard and Bluebeard Awards for last week's game. Jordan Key, left, was the Blackbeard Award winner as the Defensive Player of the Game, while Roger Barcheers, right, was the Bluebeard Award recipient as the Offensive Player of the Game. Poteau coach Greg Werner shares the moment with them. The Blackbeard and Bluebeard Awards are sponsored this season by Brad Fenton Motors. PDN photo by David Seeley

The Poteau Pirates football team jumped over one more hurdle last week amid the journey of the 2013 season. The Pirates got a big road win over the Fort Gibson Tigers, winning 42-28 Friday night.
“Fort Gibson is the big win,” Poteau coach Greg Werner said. “They were picked to win our district, and they've been ranked really high all year. That was a big one for us. It was a big hurdle. Those have been two big wins for us — Sallisaw and Fort Gibson. Those were really big wins for our program. We just want to keep things on a roll.”
To keep things on that roll, the fifth-ranked Pirates (6-0, 3-0 in District 4A-4) will need to defeat the seventh-ranked Tulsa Cascia Hall Commandos (5-1, 2-1), who will come to town Thursday night for a 7:30 p.m. contest at Costner Stadium.
“We're the only unbeaten team in the district,” Werner said. “This is a huge hurdle for us. If we win this one, I guess you could say we're in the driver's seat for the district title. It's a big game. We're playing a good football team, so we're going to have to get ready to play.”
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District 4A-4 Standings
Team District Overall +/-
Poteau 3-0 6-0 +44
Tulsa Cascia Hall 2-1 5-1 +26
Fort Gibson 2-1 4-2 +16
Muldrow 2-1 2-4 +2
Sallisaw 2-1 4-2 +2
Stilwell 1-2 2-4 -23
Broken Bow 0-3 1-5 -22
Tulsa Rogers 0-3 2-4 -45

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