Lady Pirates win opener at district tournament, boys play tonight


    The Pagosa Springs Pirate girls’ basketball team advanced to tomorrow’s district final in Alamosa with a Thursday win over Bayfield, 39-26.

    The Pirates will face league nemesis Centauri, which defeated Alamosa 62-46, also on Thursday.

    The Pagosa boys’ team plays Bayfield at 6 p.m. today and the winner of that game will face the winner of today’s game pitting Centauri and Alamosa in Saturday’s final.

    Winners of the district tournament will host regional action next week.