Pirate basketball teams to host playoff action

The Pagosa Springs High School basketball teams will host first-round playoff action this week.
Brackets for the 4A state playoffs were released Sunday, with the 19-4 Lady Pirates entering the 32-team bracket as the No. 5 seed.
The team will host the No. 28 Manitou Springs Mustangs, who are 8-14 on the season, Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Action is set to begin at 6:30 p.m.
The following evening at the same time, the No. 4 Pirates will host the No. 29 Delta Panthers.
The Pirates are 22-1 on the season, while the Panthers are 9-14.