POTEAU—Poteau clinches a 4A district championship with an 11-7 win over Sallisaw on Wednesday.
Poteau improved to 18-8 overall and 11-1 in district play. The Pirates get the top seed in the upcoming postseason playoffs out of the district.
Ben Klutts went the distance for Poteau to get the win. He gave up 10 hits and struck out 11.
Jaden Collins doubled and was 2-3 with three runs, Rece Ward went 2-2 with three runs and a RBI, Clay Cross was 2-3 with a RBI and run, Klutts went 1-3 with two runs and a RBI and Jordan Collins scored twice while going 1-3.
Sallisaw falls to 11-10. Poteau is back in action Thursday at Wister in a rematch of the LeFlore County Tournament championship game won by the Pirates.
Poteau 11, Sallisaw 7
Sallisaw 0 5 0 0 0 0 2—7 10 3
Poteau 2 4 0 2 0 3 x—11 9 3
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