Freshman Pirates avoid shutout in final seconds

Freshman Pirates avoid shutout in final seconds

Grant McWherter scored the Pirates lone touchdown in the waning moments of Thursday’s game with Lumberton.

Freshman Pirates avoid shutout in final seconds

Gavin Crawford, #6, breaks up a Lumberton pass and just misses an interception as Kamden Cochran, #42 moves in to cover

The Freshman Vidor Pirates hosted the Lumberton Raiders Thursday at Pirate Stadium for a football matchip that saw a scoreless first quarter as each team looked for an opportunity to score.

It wasn’t until 5:02 in the 2nd quarter the Lumberton Raiders drew first blood following a Vidor fumble on the Raider 44. Driving down to the Pirate five yard line, the Raider QB scored on a keeper. The PAT failed and the score was 6-0 in the visitors’ favor.

The Raiders tried an onside kick which was covered by the Pirates’ Ethan Sanchez on the Vidor 42. The Pirates drove to the Raider 34, but a sack back to the 38 led to the ball going over with less than 25 seconds left in the half and the Raiders let the clock run.

 

 

 

 

 

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