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Poteau wrestlers come in fourth at Evangel Holiday Classic; coach surpasses 400 coaching wins during event

December 31, 2013

SHREVEPORT, La. — The Poteau Pirates wrestling team came in fourth at last weekend's Evangel Holiday Classic.
The Pirates (7-3) won their pool on Friday, dominating the opposition by outscoring them 221-93.
That put the Pirates into the main draw for the team title on Saturday, in which they went 2-2. Poteau lost its opening-round dual 52-25 to Edmond, then beat Byrd (48-25) and John Curtis (45-36) to make it to the consolation final dual. There, the Pirates met Edmond again, losing to the Bulldogs 46-32.
During the weekend, Poteau coach Jack Hornbuckle got his 400th coaching victory.
The Pirates will be off until entertaining Vian at 7 p.m. next Tuesday at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse. The junior high dual will begin at 6 p.m.

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