BROKEN BOW — The Poteau Pirates split their games in Friday's three-way before heading to Florida. The Pirates run ruled the Idabel Warriors 10-2 in six innings, but lost to host Broken Bow 8-4.
In the win over Idabel, the Pirates used an eight-run first inning to blow the game open.
In the loss to Broken Bow, the Savages scored four runs in the first inning and three in the second for a 7-0 lead.
Kaydon Evans' grand-slam home run in the third inning cut Poteau's deficit to 7-4, but that was as close as the Pirates got.
Spiro 2, Claremore-Sequoyah 1: Saturday in Vian, the Bulldogs got new coach D.J. Gist his first win as baseball coach, thanks to Colton Gamble's RBI single in the sixth inning to break a 1-all tie.
Colton Harper's RBI double in the fourth inning gave Spiro a 1-0 lead before the Eagles tied the game in the top of the sixth inning.
Pocola 4, Mansfield, Ark., 3: Friday in Pocola, the Indians stayed undefeated on the young season as they scored twice in the first inning and once in the second for a 3-0 lead.
However, Mansfield made things interesting with a two-run sixth inning to cut the deficit to 4-3, but Ricky Manzano slammed the door in the seventh inning for his first save of the season.
Antlers 15, Talihina 14: Friday in Talihina, trailing 7-6 after three innings, the Bearcats scored three runs in the fourth inning and five runs in the fifth to take a 14-7 lead.
The Golden Tigers tried to mount a comeback. Down 15-9 after six innings, they scored five runs in the seventh inning, but the rally fell short.
Dale 9, Spiro 4: Friday in Dale, the Pirates broke a 3-all tie with a three-run fifth inning to take a 6-3 lead.
Monday's Games Canceled
All of Monday's games, Poteau's games in Florida, Leflore and Crowder at Panama, Muldrow and Union Christian, Ark., at Pocola, the Eastern Oklahoma Spring Break Festival in Spiro and Wister at the Red Oak Festival, were rained out.
The Pirates will play two games Tuesday — against Van Meter, Iowa, at 1 p.m. and against Faith Baptist, Fla., at 4 p.m. Poteau coach Andy Perdue said that there's the possibility one of Monday's rained-out games will be rescheduled for Wednesday.
The Eastern Oklahoma Spring Festival has been rescheduled for Tuesday, with host Spiro playing the first two games against Beggs at noon and Salina at 2 p.m.
The Red Oak Festival has been rescheduled for Wednesday, while the other games will likely not be rescheduled.