Pirates’ season ends with 29-13 playoff loss

  • Pirate QB Quinten Root runs for a first down behind a screen of blockers, #79 Tyler Webb, #14 Jason Watson and #65 Bryce Munoz.
    Pirate QB Quinten Root runs for a first down behind a screen of blockers, #79 Tyler Webb, #14 Jason Watson and #65 Bryce Munoz.
  • Trenton Conn carries the ball as blockers Weston Sepulvado, #7, Caiden Veazey, #58 and Aaron Aery, #75 , block to his from and rear.
    Trenton Conn carries the ball as blockers Weston Sepulvado, #7, Caiden Veazey, #58 and Aaron Aery, #75 , block to his from and rear.
  • Pirate RB Trenton Conn looks for room to run in a crowd.
    Pirate RB Trenton Conn looks for room to run in a crowd.
  • Nathan Bullard reaches out to tackle Jacob Seekford as Daniel Franke blocks.
    Nathan Bullard reaches out to tackle Jacob Seekford as Daniel Franke blocks.
  • Weston Sepulvado is upended at the end of a run Thursday.
    Weston Sepulvado is upended at the end of a run Thursday.
  • Pirate RB Weston Sepulvado powers his way through the line for plus yardage.
    Pirate RB Weston Sepulvado powers his way through the line for plus yardage.
The Vidor Pirates knew they would have to play their best ball control offense to keep the No. 10 ranked 4A Division II Lindale Eagles’ potent offense in check during Thursday night’s playoff game in Carthage. The Eagles were on a six game winning streak and were averaging more than 40 points per game. “Our strategy was to keep their offense off the field, to limit their possessions,” explained…

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