Pirates overwhelm Raiders 42-14

  • Dayton Whimire gets his hand in to break up a Raider pass Friday.
    Dayton Whimire gets his hand in to break up a Raider pass Friday.
  • Pirate RB Jason Watson runs outside for a first down against the Lumberton Raiders.
    Pirate RB Jason Watson runs outside for a first down against the Lumberton Raiders.
  • Pirate RB Weston Sepulvado runs between two Raider defenders.
    Pirate RB Weston Sepulvado runs between two Raider defenders.
  • Chase Stansbury blows through the Raider offensive line on his way to a Pirate TD Friday night.
    Chase Stansbury blows through the Raider offensive line on his way to a Pirate TD Friday night.
Like two heavyweights circling the ring looking for an opening, the Vidor Pirates and Lumberton Raiders were tentative early and traded punts on their first two possessions in their final regular season game Friday. The Pirates’ defense set the table for an offensive strike when Jordan Smith broke through the Raider defenders to partially block the Raiders’ second punt of the night to give the…

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