McAlester squads post wins over Poteau Saturday night

McALESTER — The Christmas Break did not begin on a high note for the Poteau High School basketball teams Saturday at Brumley Gym.The Lady Pirates fought valiantly, but fell short in a 57-49 loss to the McAlester Lady Buffaloes.The Buffaloes made it a sweep for the locals as they defeated the Pirates 50-40.