Pirates oust defending champs

POTEAU – Poteau advanced to the Class 4A semifinals for the second straight season with a 35-28 win over defending state champion Clinton in three overtimes Friday night.

The Pirates advance to play Wagoner in a semifinal in a neutral location next week. In 2019, en route to a state championship, Poteau defeated Wagoner at Jenks.

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