Critical stretch: Pirates sink Monte Vista, fall to Alamosa, welcome Bayfield and Cortez this weekend

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    Jesus Pacheco puts up a shot on Jan. 19 against the Alamosa Mean Moose. Pacheco ended the night with 10 points and six assists, but a slow start sunk the Pirates against the Mean Moose, ending with Alamosa stealing a 54-40 league win.
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    Pirate Mason Snarr soars over Alamosa defender Ian Jackson during the battle between Pagosa and Alamosa on Jan. 19. Snarr finished with a team-high 15 points, but Alamosa defeated the Pirates on their home court by a score of 54-40.

    Much akin to last week, the No. 15 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate boys’ basketball team faced a tandem of league opponents and again were able to break even, going 1-1 in matchups against the No. 43 Monte Vista Pirates and the No. 14 Alamosa Mean Moose.

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