Wolves, Pirates take openers

Heaveners Brandon Sanchez brings the ball up the field during the Wolves 4 0 win over Commerce Tuesday

Wolves, Pirates take openers


HEAVENER—Heavener scored three times in 10 minutes and all four goals in the first half en route to a 4-0 win over Commerce in the opening round of the Class 3A state soccer Tournament at Harvey Stadium Tuesday evening.

The win earns Heavener, now 11-3, a trip to the Oklahoma City area for Friday’s quarterfinal at 12-1 Casady. Casady defeated Christian Heritage in another opener Tuesday, 5-1.

Poteau also opened at home with a 4-1 win over Miami. The Pirates, now 10-5, host Community Christian Heritage Friday night. Community Christian, now 11-4, edged Harrah, 2-1.

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