SPIRO—Four Poteau pitchers teamed up for a shutout as the Pirates blanked Spiro, 9-0, in the final tune-up for both teams before district baseball tournaments start Tuesday.
Poteau hosts Tulsa Rogers in 4A bi-district play while Spiro welcomes Heavener in 3A district tournament action.
The Pirates put the game away by scoring five runs in the top of the fifth to get the run-rune win.
Bryson Myers, Jaden Collins, Rece Ward and Ben Klutts teamed up for the shutout of the Bulldogs, allowing only four hits while striking out eight.
Bradlee Chronister took the loss for the Bulldogs.
Jordan Collins was 2-3 for Poteau with a run scored, Klutts went 2-4 with a run scored, Ward went 1-4 with a double, two RBI and a run and Carson Cheek doubled in a 1-2 game with two RBI.
Poteau improves to 19-9 while Spiro drops to 10-10.
Poteau 9, Spiro 0
Poteau 1 0 3 0 5—9 9 3
Spiro 0 0 0 0 0—0 4 4
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