ROLAND—Poteau completed a two-game sweep of Roland in district play on Tuesday with a 16-3 victory.
The Pirates also defeated the Rangers, 8-2, in Poteau on Monday (see STORY).
Poteau improved to 15-6 overall and 9-1 in district play with the win.
The Pirates’ pitchers allowed only one hit. Rece Ward was the starter and the winning pitcher, going 3.0 innings while striking out six with the one hit.
Ben Klutts pitched one perfect inning before being relieved by Mason Barcheers and Easton Francis.
Klutts and Carson Cheek both had five RBI for the Pirates and had a double. Klutts was 2-2 with a run scored while Cheek went 3-4.
Jordan Collins had a 3-3 game with two RBI, Kale Barcheers was 2-2 with two runs and a RBI and Clay Cross doubled while going 1-3 with three runs.
Poteau is back in action Thursday in the Coal Miners’ Classic against Buffalo Valley.
Poteau 16, Roland 3
Poteau 1 6 4 5 0—16 15 1
Roland 0 0 0 0 3—3 1 4
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