Pagosa survives late surge to defeat Sanford, take on two league foes this weekend

SUN photo/Randi Pierce
Pirate Mitch Lewis fights through contact from a Sanford Indian defender on a fast break attempt as part of the battle between Pagosa and Sanford on Jan. 5. Lewis finished with seven points, five rebounds, four assists and a steal as Pagosa held on to defeat Sanford 40-38.

As the saying goes, “History repeats itself.” That certainly was the case as the No. 17 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate boys’ basketball team won another closely contested matchup against the No. 12 2A Sanford Indians (4-4 overall) by a score of 40-38 on Jan. 5.

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