PERKINS—Poteau rallies late, but it was not enough as the Lady Pirates were eliminated in the 4A fast-pitch softball regional by Sequoyah-Claremore, 5-3, on Saturday.
The Lady Pirates trailed 5-0 before scoring three times in the bottom of the seventh before the rally ended.
Perkins-Tryon then claimed the regional championship with a 2-0 victory over Sequoyah-Claremore to advance to the state tournament.
Poteau only managed four hits. Jill Cochran was 1-3 with a double, Piper Akins went 1-2 with two RBI, Mackenzie Williamson finished 1-2 with a run and a RBI and Callie Hambrick was 1-4.
Kylie Turner went the distance for the Lady Pirates, striking out two and allowing 11 hits.
Sequoyah-Claremore 5, Poteau 3
Sequoyah 3 0 1 1 0 0 0—5 11 1
Poteau 0 0 0 0 0 0 3—3 4 1
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