TALIHINA—Talihina bounced back from its loss at Antlers last week with a 40-7 win over Poteau’s JV on Thursday.
Heath Humphreys ran for two scores of 1 and 84 yards and Sooner Box took in a touchdown from 12-yards out as Talihina built a big lead early.
Garrett Taber added a 1-yard touchdown run and Gus Griffith caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from Ryker Baughman to up the score to 34-0.
Talihina’s last touchdown came on a 29-yard interception return by Kariim Byrd.
The Pirates’ JV scored on a 2-yard run from Christian Duncan. The loss was the second straight against varsity teams for Poteau after a 24-12 loss at Pocola last week.
Talihina, 3-1, visits Pocola to open district play next week.
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