Pirates look to close out regular season home games strong

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Pirate Ryan Lewis tries to corral a rebound during Pagosa’s league contest against the Montezuma-Cortez Panthers on Jan. 26. Lewis had himself a game against the Panthers, finishing with 17 points, eight rebounds, three assists, a steal and a team-high four blocks. Pagosa was able to come away with a nail-biting 64-62 victory over Cortez.

In two league matchups played over the weekend, the No. 14 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate basketball team was deflated by the No. 16 Bayfield Wolverines, but bounced back on its home court, upsetting the No. 10 Montezuma-Cortez Panthers.

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Driving to the bucket, Pirate Kyler Hammer attempts to create space between himself and Bayfield Wolverine defender Keyon Prior. Hammer ended the night with two points and four rebounds, but Bayfield thumped Pagosa at home 47-28 in a battle of league rivals on Jan. 25.

This story was posted on January 31, 2019.