DALE – Dale finds a way to win.

The Dale Lady Pirates held off Choctaw 9-6 Thursday evening.

Three Lady Pirates recorded multi-hit games. Jalynn Haley and Jobey Savage had three hits and three RBIs apiece.

Sara Lock added three singles in the winning effort.

Dale (2-0) will play three games in the Big Cat Classic in Moore Friday. The tournament was scheduled for Thursday and Friday, but the fields weren’t ready for action as of Thursday.

The Lady Pirates will take on Westmoore at 10 a.m., Chandler at 2:30 p.m. and Talequah at 2:30 p.m.