Poteau golfer Cody Shore came in runner-up medalist to Fort Gibson’s Wesley Jackson in Monday’s Poteau Boys Invitational that took place at Choctaw Country Club. Jackson edged the Poteau golfer by a stroke — 71 to 72.
Shore was not the only Pirate to place as Connor Wheat tied for eighth place with a 79.
Cameron’s Kody Whitehead, a state qualifier last year, was fifth-place medalist with a 77.
As a team, the Pirates were third with a 328. Jackson’s Tigers won the team title with a 317, with Sallisaw second (325).
As for the rest fo the Pirates, Jarrett Lowrimore shot an 88, with John Scott Sanders a shot behind at 89. John Buckles carded a 96.
The Poteau junior varsity team placed ninth with a team score of 411. Connor Bandy had the best round for the Poteau JV with a 93.
Joel Holstead shot an even 100, followed by Gary Price (103), Brandon Durant (115) and Grant Buckles (120).
Heavener had three golfers in the tournament. Jackson Long had the best day of the trio with an 87. Colt Dunigan shot a 95, while Chance Dunigan carded a 99.
The Fort Gibson Tournament, which was rained out April 2 at the Muskogee Country Club, will begin at 9 a.m. Friday at Western Hills Golf Course near Hulbert.
The Wolves will play in the Atoka Invitational on April 18.