PKMS 8th-grade boys playing for own tournament title

The Pansy Kidd Middle School eighth-grade Raiders basketball team will have a shot at winning its own tournament today after beating the Roland Rangers 61-27 Tuesday at the PKMS Gym.The Raiders will play Sallisaw in the title game.The Spiro Bulldogs will meet the Wister Wildcats will play for the consolation championship. The ’Dogs edged the combined seventh-eighth grade Raiders 38-36, while the ’Cats downed the Pocola Indians 27-15.The loss to Spiro dropped the combined seventh-eighth grade Raiders into the seventh-place game against Pocola.On the girls' side, Spiro will play Roland for the championship after the Lady Bulldogs handled Sallisaw 38-18. The Lady Rangers defeated Wister 46-17 in the other semifinal.Wister and Sallisaw will play for third place.The host PKMS eighth-grade Lady Raiders will play for the consolation championship today after a 38-25 victory over the Pocola Lady Indians. The Lady Raiders will play Muldrow as the Lady Rangers edged the PKMS seventh-grade Lady Raiders 25-22. The seventh-grade Lady Raiders will play the Lady Indians for seventh place.