Pirates fall short in home opener, battle Centauri tomorrow night

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SUN photo/Randi Pierce
Pirate wide receiver Mitch Lewis hauls in a 34-yard catch over La Junta Tiger defensive back Aaron Lopez during the Sept. 6 matchup between the two teams. Lewis finished the night with three catches for 61 yards, but La Junta got the road victory over Pagosa, 19-7.

The home opener for the Pagosa Springs High School Pirate football team did not go as planned as the team fell to the defending 2A state champion La Junta Tigers 19-7 on Sept. 6.

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