Basketball – The Pagosa Springs SUN http://www.pagosasun.com The most trusted source for news and information about Pagosa Springs, Colorado. Thu, 19 Mar 2020 16:49:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 Lady Pirates end shortened season with win at state playoffs http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-end-shortened-season-with-win-at-state-playoffs/ Thu, 19 Mar 2020 21:00:38 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=199737 By Randi Pierce
Staff Writer
While they weren’t able to take on No. 1 St. Mary’s for a chance to make it to the championship game of the 3A state tournament, the No. 5 Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirates ended the season on a high note on March 12 — with an upset of the No. 4 Delta Panthers in the Great 8.

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A lesson in positivity http://www.pagosasun.com/a-lesson-in-positivity/ Thu, 19 Mar 2020 10:59:12 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=199610

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The Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate basketball team ended its run for a state title in an unusual way: heading home with the final two days of the tournament canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

When basketball ends, the sportsmanship continues

By Randi Pierce
Staff Writer
Few could have predicted the end to the Colorado 3A basketball season.

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Lady Pirates sail into Great 8, take on Delta today http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-sail-into-great-8-take-on-delta-today/ Thu, 12 Mar 2020 21:00:08 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=199129

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Lady Pirate basketball coach Wes Lewis cuts down the last of the net as the team and crowd look on following Pagosa’s Sweet 16 victory over the Manitou Springs Mustangs. Pagosa defeated the Mustangs 41-16 to advance to today’s Great 8 action.

By Randi Pierce
Staff Writer
The No. 5 Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirates are on the court at the University of Denver this morning for an 8:45 a.m. matchup against the No. 4 Delta Panthers in the Great 8 round of the 3A state tournament.

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The Lady Pirate basketball team logged a pair of wins over the last week to advance in the 3A state tournament, with the team’s seniors getting in on the action. From left: Miah Shoffner looks to move past a Colorado Springs Christian Lion in the Pirates’ 57-17 win, Elsa Lindner puts up a shot against the Manitou Springs Mustangs Saturday, Taylor Lewis looks to move the ball inside against the Mustangs and Hailey Griego looks to score against the Lions. Senior Teagan Stretton was out due to a concussion from the previous week.

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No. 24 Pirates end season against No. 9 Lions in opening round of state tournament http://www.pagosasun.com/no-24-pirates-end-season-against-no-9-lions-in-opening-round-of-state-tournament/ Thu, 12 Mar 2020 21:00:00 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=199136 By Chris Mannara
Staff Writer
The No. 24 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate basketball team’s run at a third state championship was cut short as the team fell to the No. 9 Lutheran Lions (21-3 overall, 10-0 in league play) 83-62 in the opening round of the 3A state tournament on March 6.

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On to State! http://www.pagosasun.com/on-to-state-10/ Thu, 12 Mar 2020 10:54:33 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=199003

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The No. 5 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate basketball team is again in the 3A state tournament, with the team taking on the No. 4 Delta Panthers in the Great 8 in Denver this morning. For more on the team and the tournament, see related article.

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Pirates take third at league tournament, face No. 9 Lutheran tomorrow http://www.pagosasun.com/pirates-take-third-at-league-tournament-face-no-9-lutheran-tomorrow/ Thu, 05 Mar 2020 22:43:53 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198687

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Pagosa Springs’ Ryan Lewis prepares for contact from Alamosa’s Brenden Crowther on a shot attempt near the hoop during the Intermountain League district tournament semifinals action this past Thursday, Feb. 27, at Monte Vista High School. Pagosa Springs High School (11-11 overall) fell 45-34 to the Mean Moose, but earned third place two days later by blasting Bayfield 60-38.

By Chris Mannara
Staff Writer
At the end of the Intermountain League (IML) tournament on Feb. 29, the Pagosa Springs High School Pirate basketball team captured third place by defeating the Bayfield Wolverines 60-38.

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Pagosa Springs’ Mitch Lewis tightens his defense on Alamosa’s Ian Jackson during Intermountain League district tournament semifinals action this past Thursday, Feb. 27, at Monte Vista High School.

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No. 5 Lady Pirates to host state action Friday, Saturday http://www.pagosasun.com/no-5-lady-pirates-to-host-state-action-friday-saturday/ Thu, 05 Mar 2020 22:36:45 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198681

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The Lady Pirates basketball team poses after taking first at the Intermountain League district tournament Saturday in Monte Vista. The Lady Pirates will host state tournament action this weekend beginning Friday at 6 p.m.

By Randi Pierce
Staff Writer
The Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirates are entering regionals — the first and second rounds of the state tournament — as the No. 5 team in Colorado 3A basketball after picking up a league championship last weekend in Monte Vista.

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Pirates pick up pair of wins heading into postseason http://www.pagosasun.com/pirates-pick-up-pair-of-wins-heading-into-postseason/ Thu, 27 Feb 2020 22:00:43 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198270

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Pirates Noah Blackbird, left, and Mason Snarr, right, block a Bayfield Wolverine shot attempt during the regular season finale between Pagosa and Bayfield on Feb. 20. Pagosa defeated Bayfield 45-36 to complete the season sweep and end the regular season on a win. Pagosa will now take on Alamosa tomorrow night at 6 p.m. in Monte Vista in the second round of the Intermountain League tournament.

By Chris Mannara
Staff Writer
The No. 25 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate basketball team closed out its regular season and opened the Intermountain League (IML) tournament with wins on Feb. 20 and Feb. 25, defeating the No. 53 Bayfield Wolverines and No. 45 Monte Vista Pirates, respectively.

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Lady Pirates head into postseason with 15-4 record http://www.pagosasun.com/lady-pirates-head-into-postseason-with-15-4-record/ Thu, 27 Feb 2020 22:00:21 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198273

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Lady Pirate senior Miah Shoffner looks for the best play during Pagosa’s final regular season home game on Feb. 20. The Lady Pirates ended the regular season with a 47-26 win over the Bayfield Wolverines and will face the Wolverines again Friday as part of the Intermountain League tournament.

By Randi Pierce
Staff Writer
The Pagosa Springs High School Lady Pirate basketball team went 1-1 over the last week to end the regular season with a 15-4 record.

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Pirates face off tonight against Alamosa Mean Moose in Monte Vista http://www.pagosasun.com/pirates-face-off-tonight-against-alamosa-mean-moose-in-monte-vista/ Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:34:36 +0000 http://www.pagosasun.com/?p=198215 The following is a correction to this week’s printed article.

The Pagosa Springs High School Pirate basketball team will be facing off with the No. 1 Alamosa Mean Moose (No. 7 in RPI) tonight at 6 p.m. in Monte Vista.

Alamosa took both of the regular season matchups against Pagosa by the same score, 57-49.

The winner of this matchup will go on to face the winner of the No. 2-seeded Centauri Falcons and No. 6-seeded Bayfield Wolverines on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Monte Vista for the IML championship.

The third-place game will take place on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in Monte Vista.

 

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