Big innings helps Poteau put away Howe, 16-6

Big inning helps Poteau put away Howe, 16-6

POTEAU—Poteau used an 8-run inning in the bottom of the third inning to build a big lead and the Pirates downed Howe, 16-6, in a non-district baseball game Thursday afternoon.

Poteau is 14-15 and visits Muldrow Friday as Howe is 13-9 and plays at Haskell in a district tournament Thursday.

Poteau used four pitchers in the win. Tristin Hagen went a pair of innings and was the winning pitcher as he gave up three hits and one run with one strikeout and a walk, Will Jordan pitched 1.1 innings, allowing one hit and five runs, one earned, with two strikeouts, Dax. Hendrix went a third of an inning with one walk and Pierce Ballard also went a third of an inning.

For Howe, Garrett Smith pitched 2.1 innings, giving up five hits and 13 runs, 11 earned, with five walks and a strikeout and Aiden Scott went one inning, allowing three hits and three runs, one earned, with two strikeouts and two walks.

Aiden Sockey led Poteau, going 3-4 with three runs and two RBI, Hagen doubled and went 2-2 with four RBI and a run and Coby Bells was 2-3 with three RBI and three runs.

Cole Wann led Howe at the plate, doubling and going 1-1 with two RBI and a run.

Poteau 16, Howe 6

HHS  0  1  0  1—6  4  1

PHS  3  2  8  3—16 10  2

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