Poteau wrestlers third at Jay Border Wars
JAY — The Poteau Pirates wrestling team was third at this past weekend's Jay Border Wars after going 6-3.Poteau (6-4 in duals this season) posted wins over Stilwell (54-15), Gentry, Ark. (57-16), Diamond, Mo. (48-27), Springfield (Mo.) Central (54-16), Fayetteville, Ark. (72-18) and Keys (Park Hill) (65-30).The Pirates suffered losses against host Jay (51-12), Springdale (Ark.) Har-Ber (48-26) and Rogers, Ark. (42-26).Poteau's Tyler Tustin, wrestling at 132 pounds, went 9-0 to win his weight-class title and was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler among the lower weights.Also, Devin Anderson (113 pounds) went through the event 9-0 to claim Poteau's second individual championship.Five other wrestlers, Kyle Kingery (152 pounds), Khy Mote (160), Chevy Galetka (182), Hank Galetka (195) and Daylon Brewton (heavyweight) all placed fourth in the event.The Pirates will have their first of two home duals on the season tonight at Sherman Floyd Fieldhouse against Talihina. The junior high dual will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the high school dual at 7 p.m.