Stigler completes sweep of Poteau, 3-2

Stigler completes sweep of Poteau, 3-2

STIGLER—Stigler rallied for three runs in its final two at bats to defeat Poteau, 3-2, in District 4A-6 baseball play Tuesday.

Poteau is 13-15 overall and 4-6 in district play and Stigler improves to 20-3 and 9-2. Poteau is scheduled to host Howe in a non-district game Thursday. The Panthers also won Monday’s game at Poteau, 6-5 to complete the two-game sweep.

The game left Stigler a half game behind Hilldale for first place in the district and Poteau and Poteau is fifth.

Aiden Sockey pitched six innings, giving up three hits and one unearned run. He struck out six and walked two and Caston Fox pitched the final inning, allowing two hits and two earned runs with two walks.

Garrett Finchum doubled and was 2-4 at the plate to lead the Pirates.

Stigler 3, Poteau 2

PHS  1  1  0  0  0  0  0—2  6  3

SHS  0  0  0  0  0  1  2—3  5  2

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