LeFlore County’s last undefeated football teams, Panama and Poteau, suffered their first defeats on Friday while Spiro nabbed its first win of the season in Week 5 action.
Panama fell at home to Valliant, 64-49, in a scoring frenzy while Poteau’s comeback came up a little short in a 31-28 loss at Fort Gibson.
After playing four Class 3A schools, Spiro opened district play with a 45-22 blowout of Wilburton.
In other games, Heavener lost its district opener at Eufaula (see STORY) and Bokoshe’s brief winning streak was snapped with a 52-6 loss at Coyle, and Gore stayed perfect with a 42-8 win at Pocola.
Valliant’s offense exploded in the win over Panama as the Bulldogs improved to 2-4 overall and 1-1 in district play. The Razorbacks drop to 5-1 and 1-1 and visits Antlers next week.
Poteau fell behind 31-14 at Fort Gibson before rallying to cut the deficit to 31-28 in the last minute. The loss drops the Pirates to 4-1 and 1-1 while the Tigers improve to 3-2 and 2-0.
Spiro’s offense got unwound against the Diggers as the Bulldogs improved to 1-4 overall and 1-0 in district play. Wilburton falls to 2-3 and 1-1. Spiro is at Hugo next week.
Heavener fell to 0-6 and 0-1 in district play as Eufaula improved to 4-2 and 1-0. Heavener visits Roland next week in another district contest.
Gore improved to 5-0 overall, 1-0 in district play with the win over Pocola (1-4, 0-2). The Indians will try and get their first district win next week at winless Warner.
Bokoshe ended a 24-game losing streak last week with a 16-14 win over Bowlegs. The Tigers (1-4, 1-1) were not as fortunate as Coyle improved to 3-2 and 2-0.
Talihina got a forfeit from Quinton to improve to 4-1 and 2-0. The Golden Tigers have a bye next week.
Arkoma had a bye this week as the Mustangs tune up for their district opener at Watts next week.
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