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March 11, 2014

Midweek Update: Winter season ends, spring gets under way

McALESTER — Daylight Savings Time began this weekend, and that means the spring sports season has finally arrived. Here is how area teams performed, with scores as submitted to OSSAARankings.com.

Canadian:

The Cougars went 3-0 in their first week of baseball. They beat Atoka 15-7 on Thursday, Indianola 13-2 on Friday and Quinton 10-8 in extra innings on Monday.

Canadian’s next baseball game will be Thursday at home against Quinton.

Canadian’s slowpitch softball team began its season Monday, losing both games of a three-way with Indianola and Crowder. The Lady Cougars lost 13-1 to Indianola and 14-1 to Crowder.

The Lady Cougars played Stuart on Tuesday and next play Pittsburg on Thursday.

Crowder:

The Demons’ baseball season began Tuesday against Hartshorne. The team next plays Thursday at Wilburton.

The Demonettes swept Monday’s slowpitch three-way, beating Indianola 16-15 and Canadian 14-1. The Demonettes played Panola on Tuesday and next play Clayton at home Thursday.

Haileyville:

The Warriors’ baseball season began Tuesday against Savanna. They next play Friday at Indianola.

Haileyville slowpitch starts March 25.

Hartshorne:

After two rainouts last week, the Miners began their baseball season with a 4-1 loss to Tushka on Monday. Hartshorne played Crowder on Tuesday and next plays Coalgate on Thursday.

Hartshorne slowpitch starts Thursday with a three-way series against Buffalo Valley and host-team Antlers.

Indianola:

The Warriors have started their baseball season 0-3. They lost to Canadian 13-2 and Wilburton 17-9 on Friday, then lost to Kiowa 8-0 on Monday.

The Warriorettes have started their slowpitch season 1-1. They beat Canadian 13-1 but lost to Quinton 16-15 on Monday.

The Warriors next play at home against Savanna on Thursday. The Warriorettes played LeFlore and Schulter on Tuesday and next play at Stringtown on Friday.

Kiowa:

The Cowboys set school records by reaching both the Class A basketball state semifinals and championships. They beat Fort Cobb-Broxton — a top-ranked and then-unbeaten team — 56-46 in the quarter-finals Thursday and Hollis 44-31 in the semifinals Friday before losing to Glencoe 57-39 in the championship Saturday.

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