By CRAIG HALL
POTEAU—Despite getting three pins, McAlester outlasted Poteau 24-18 in high school wrestling here Thursday night.
Poteau got pins from Sam Shore, Khy Mote and Daylon Brewton, but the Buffaloes clinched the with at 220 when top-ranked Riley Smith pinned the Pirates’ Aaron Hopson.
The best match of the evening came at 170 where McAlester’s Kole Rollin edged Poteau’s Jacob Sheehan, 13-11.
Shore got a pin wrestling at 145, Mote’s win came at 182 and Brewton got his pin at 1:07.
McAlester 24, Poteau 18
106—McAlester Dalton Rippy technical fall over Lane Maggard
120—McAlester (Hunter Smith 17-6 over Devin Anderson
145—Poteau Sam Shore pin on Hunter Scott
152—McAlester Blake Scott 5-2 over Roderick Hornbuckle
160—McAlester John Herrick 4-0 over Zach Baker
170—McAlester Kole Rollin 13-11 over Jacob Sheehan
182—Poteau Khy Mote pin on James Remedi
220—McAlester Riley Smith pin of Aaron Hopson
Heavyweight—Poteau Daylon Brewton pin of Austin Hilton
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