- Mini Penny
Two of the three LeFlore County teams in the 16th annual Carl Albert Fall Baseball Classic opened the day with wins Thursday.
At Carl Albert State College's Ival Goodman Field, the Wister Wildcats run ruled the Okay Mustangs 14-1 in six innings, while the Cameron Yellowjackets did likewise to the McCurtain Bulldogs by a score of 11-1.
At Howe's Lions Field, the co-host Howe Lions lost 8-0 to the Red Oak Eagles, while Crowder Demons run ruled the Smithville Braves 12-4 in five innings.
Wister and Crowder played in one championship semifinal Friday at Ival Goodman Field, while the other semifinal pitted Cameron against Red Oak at Lions Field Friday night. The winners will play for the championship at 3:30 p.m. this afternoon at Ival Goodman Field, while the losers will play for third place at 1:15 p.m.
On the consolation side, Howe and McCurtain played Friday afternoon at Lions Field in one consolation semifinal, while Okay and Smithville played in the other consolation semifinal Friday afternoon at Ival Goodman Field. The winners will play for the consolation championship at 11 a.m. this morning at Ival Goodman Field, while the losers will be eliminated from the tournament.