Lady Pirates sail into Great 8, take on Delta today

SUN photo/Randi Pierce
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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SUN photos/Randi Pierce
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.

This story was posted on March 12, 2020.