Pagosa drops two league games, will take on Monte Vista and Alamosa this weekend

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    Drawing contact, Pirate Mason Snarr looks to get a shot off against the Centauri Falcons at home on Jan. 18. Pagosa did not have enough to hand Centauri its first loss of the season, losing 42-32. Pagosa will look to snap its three-game losing streak as it takes on Monte Vista at home tomorrow night at 7 p.m. and Alamosa on the road on Saturday at 7 p.m.

    By Chris Mannara
    Staff Writer

    The start of league play was a tough one for the No. 25 Pagosa Springs High School Pirate basketball team as it dropped two home games to the No. 12 Montezuma-Cortez Panthers (8-3 overall, 2-0 in league play) on Jan. 17 and the No. 1 Centauri Falcons (11-0 overall, 2-0 in league play) on Jan. 18.

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    With the soft touch, Pirate Aidan O’Donnell puts up a shot against the No. 15 Montezuma-Cortez Panthers on Jan. 17.
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    Pirate Kyler Hammer fights through contact from Montezuma-Cortez Panther Andrew Wood during the league showdown between the two teams on Jan. 17.