After getting a bye in Monday’s opening round of the 86th LeFlore County Tournament, the top three seeds in both divisions start play Tuesday.
For the girls, top-seeded and three-time defending champion Howe plays Panama at 4 p.m. in Heavener, second-seeded Pocola battles Spiro at 7 p.m. in Panama and third-seeded Poteau opens with Whitesboro at 7 p.m. at Carl Albert State College.
Fourth-seeded Talihina downed Wister in its opener Monday, 62-39, and faces fifth-seeded Heavener at 7 p.m. in Heavener.
The top-seeded Talihina boys take on Wister Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at CASC, second-seeded Howe opens against Arkoma at 8:30 p.m. in Heavener while third-seeded Spiro faces two-time champion Poteau at 8:30 p.m. at CASC.
No. 4 Panama hosts Whitesboro at 8:30 p.m.
In Monday’s games for the girls, Panama outlasted Cameron, 61-53; Heavener outscored Arkoma, 54-32 (see STORY); Whitesboro was too much for Bokoshe, 44-25; and Spiro moved on with a 53-29 victory over LeFlore.
The only upset of the opening round for the boys was 10th-seeded Arkoma taking down seventh-seeded Heavener, 87-76; while Wister slipped by Cameron, 43-41; Whitesboro ran past LeFlore, 64-42; Poteau overcame Pocola in overtime, 71-64; fourth-seeded Panama had an easy game, downing Bokoshe,84-17.
Here are Tuesday’s games
Howe vs. Panama 4 p.m. at Heavener
Heavener vs. Talihina 7 p.m. at Heavener
Poteau vs. Whitesboro 7 p.m. at CASC
Spiro vs. Pocola 7 p.m. at Panama
Arkoma vs. Wister 4 p.m. at CASC
Talihina vs. Wister 5:30 p.m. at CASC
Whitesboro vs. Panama 8:30 p.m. at Panama
Spiro vs. Poteau 8:30 p.m. at CASC
Arkoma vs. Howe 8:30 p.m. at Heavener
LeFlore vs. Bokoshe 5:30 p.m. at Heavener
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