Poteau Lady Pirates beat Pocola to win county title

Once again, the Poteau Lady Pirates earned the title of LeFlore County’s queens of the softball diamond.The Lady Pirates defeated the Pocola Lady Indians 7-1 in Tuesday night’s title game of the 2013 LeFlore County Slow-Pitch Tournament at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex.It was a rougher go for the Lady Pirates in the winner’s bracket final earlier, having to rally past the Lady Indians 4-2.The Lady Indians reached the title game by winning the loser’s bracket final 9-4 over Wister, which eliminated Panama 5-4 in the consolation semifinal contest.In the two loser’s bracket quarterfinals, Wister blanked Howe 10-0, while Panama outlasted Heavener 12-10.• • •All-Tournament TeamFirst TeamMost Valuable Player — Shelby Standridge, Poteau.Poteau — Brenna Vise, Kaylee Kingrey.Pocola — Taylor Farley, Desi Carter.Wister — Kacie Raines, Bryanna Warren.Panama — Hannnah Goines.Howe — Courtney Brown.Heavener — Jodie Hill, Cheyenne Cranfield.Second TeamPoteau — Chelsey Campbell.Pocola — Brooklyn Morton, Madison Hudkins.Wister — Cheyanne Pilkington.Panama — Stephanie Barcheers.Howe — Jaiden Griffith.Heavener — Lexi Moody.Cameron — Kacey McGee.Talihina — Malacha Austin.Whitesboro — Taylor Bowers.