Poteau girls ninth, Pirates 14th at Class 4A Pre-State Meet

EDMOND — The Poteau Lady Pirates cross country team was ninth and the Pirates 14th at Friday's Class 4A Pre-State Meet at Mitch Park — the site of the Class 4A State Meet.The Lady Pirates had 224 points, and were led by Deven Bond's 19th-place finish (13:38.87). Sheridan Hoyer was 31st (13:54.46), Colleen Peterson was 56th (14:42.69), Samantha Galetka was 65th (14:58.92), Tabitha Waldrop was 66th (14:59.47), Shandee Staton was 96th (15:43.81) and Katie Piguet was 113th (16:11.33).The Pirates finished with 322 points, paced by Nico Hall's 32nd-place finish (19:07.69). Daniel Stacy came in 44th (19:38.95), followed by Dylan Fox in 84th (21:07.29), Tyler White in 86th (21:10.82), Will Longenbaugh in 97th (21:57.19), Josh Anderson in 103rd (22:19.91) and Hong Siu in 106th (22:41.73).The Poteau High School cross country teams will be idle until the University of Arkansas Chili Pepper Invitational at 10 a.m. next Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark.