POTEAU—In a tune-up for regional tournaments, Poteau used five pitchers to combine on a 3-hitter in a 9-0 win over Vian on Monday.
Rece Ward homered and Dawson Perry was 4-4 for the Pirates, who banged out 14 hits. Ward finished 3-4 with three RBI and a run scored, Clay Cross was 3-4 with a run and a RBI and Kale Barcheers doubled while going 1-2 with two runs.
Barcheers pitched 1.0 innings, striking out two and allowing one hit. Carson Cheek went 2.0 innings with a hit and a strikeout, Jaden Collins also went 2.0 innings with no hits allowed, Ward kept the Wolverines hitless for an inning and struck out one, while Ben Klutts threw the final inning with one strikeout and one hit.
The Pirates improve to 22-9 while Vian, ranked fourth in 3A, drops to 20-9.
Poteau takes on Wagoner in a 4A regional at Poteau on Thursday at 11 a.m.
Poteau 9, Vian 0
Vian 0 0 0 0 0 0 0—0 3 2
Poteau 1 2 2 3 0 1 x—9 14 1
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