Poteau, Spiro reach LeFlore County Softball Tournament winner's-bracket final

The top two seeds, the Poteau Lady Pirates and the Spiro Lady Bulldogs, are where the seeding would suggest for the 2011 LeFlore County Fast-Pitch Softball Tournament — the winner's-bracket final.Tuesday night at the Poteau Area Recreational Complex, the Lady Pirates run ruled the Heavener Lady Wolves 10-0 in one winner's-bracket semifinal, while the Lady Bulldogs held off the Panama Lady Razorbacks 3-2 in the other semifinal.Poteau (22-3) and Spiro (16-4) were slated to meet Wednesday night with the winner finding themselves in tonight's championship game at 7 p.m.Tuesday night was the first night of action where teams started being eliminated.In the first set of four games, Wister run ruled Arkoma 13-3, Pocola did likewise to Leflore 12-1, Howe handled Bokoshe 10-1 and Talihina was too much for Whitesboro 13-2.In the final two elimination games of Tuesday night, Wister blanked Pocola 3-0, while Howe posted a 6-0 shutout over Talihina.Wednesday's elimination games were to have had Wister facing Heavener and Panama meeting Howe, with those two winners squaring off right afterward for the right to reach tonight's 5:30 p.m. loser's-bracket final.