McLOUD—Blanchard built a big lead early and went on to take an 11-2 win over Poteau at the McLoud Tournament on Friday.
Blanchard led 5-0 after three innings and after Poteau scored a pair of runs in the top of the fifth, added two more runs in the bottom half of the inning and four more in the bottom of the sixth.
The Pirates only had six hits, none for extra bases, and committed three errors.
Poteau (6-4) got a 1-2 game with a RBI from Dawson Perry and Carson Cheek was 1-3 with a RBI. Jordan Collins and Hunter Sole scored the Pirates’ runs.
Poteau plays Jones at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday to wrap up play in the tournament. The Pirates go to Checotah on Monday in a district game before hosting the Wildcats on Tuesday.
Poteau 0 0 0 0 2 0—2 6 3
Blanchard 2 1 2 0 2 4—11 11 1
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