Panama downs Poteau 12-3

Panama defeats Poteau 12-3

Panama downs Poteau 12-3

WHITESBORO—Panama built a big lead early and made it up Friday night to defeat Poteau, 12-3, for the Razorbacks’ first baseball LeFlore County Tournament championship since 2018.

The Razorbacks sailed through this year’s tournament undefeated, handing Wister, a three-time defending champion, its first loss to knock the Wildcats into the losers bracket, before keeping Poteau from winning its first title since 2019.

To do so, the Razorbacks scored eight runs in the first inning and the game was never in doubt from that point forward.

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