Pirate soccer advances to quarterfinals


In a come-from-behind, 4-2 win over the Jefferson Academy Jaguars Saturday afternoon, the Pagosa Springs Pirates earned a spot in the 3A quarterfinals.

The Pirates trailed the Jaguars 0-2 at halftime, but fought back in the second half with four goals to advance.

Now, the 17-0 Pirates, who entered the top 32 as the No. 5 team, will travel to Vail to take on the No. 4 Vail Mountain Gore Rangers, who are 15-1-1.

The game is set to be played on Friday, Nov. 6.

For more on the action of the first and second rounds, as well as additional information concerning the game against Vail Mountain, see Thursday’s edition of The SUN.