PKMS teams sweep titles at JH County Tournament

As host teams of the 2012 LeFlore County Junior High Tournament, the Pansy Kidd Middle School basketball teams had the desire to sweep the titles — and they did just that.The Raiders got past the Wister Wildcats 39-32 in the boys championship game Saturday night at Carl Albert State College's Mick Thompson Fieldhouse.That came on the heels of the Lady Raiders' 28-23 upset win over the Howe Lady Lions in the girls' title game.All four teams won their championship semifinals Friday night at CASC. The Raiders handled the Heavener Wolves 45-25, while the ’Cats defeated the Cameron Yellowjackets 35-22.The Lady Raiders got their first of two upsets over the weekend Friday night when they upset the Spiro Lady Bulldogs 35-26, right after the Lady Lions outlasted the Hodgen Lady Bulldogs 47-38.A pair of H schools claimed third place on Saturday, Heavener holding off Cameron 33-31, while Hodgen got past Spiro 41-27.In fifth-place games on Saturday, the Panama Lady Razorbacks defeated the Wister Lady Wildcats 38-26, while the Spiro Bulldogs edged the Howe Lions 36-33.The first teams to get hardware were on Friday night at Pansy Kidd Middle School in the consolation championships. The Whitesboro Lady Bulldogs handled the Arkoma Lady Mustangs 39-18, while the Pocola Indians beat the Hodgen Bulldogs 38-30.