Pirate Football Advances to Sectional Semi-Final

Charlestown Pirate Football (8-2) defeated Corydon (6-4) in the first round of the Class 3A Sectional #31 Friday night.  Charlestown scored first on a 3 yard Gaddie touchdown run late in the first quarter.  Garrett Woods then threw the conversion to Eli Daniel to take a 8-0 lead, which carried through halftime.  Late in the third, Tristan Chester threw a 23 yard touchdown strike to Woods to increase the lead to 15-0.  Corydon, benefited by several drive sustaining penalties, tacked on a touchdown with seconds remaining in the game for a 15-6 final tally.  RB Antonyo Gaddie finished the night with 177 yards on 27 rushes, including a touchdown.  QB Tristan Chester finished with 36 rushing yards on 5 carries, and 7 of 10 passes for 56 yards.  Garrett Woods caught 4 passes for 36 yards, including a touchdown.  Jason Houchens intercepted a Panther pass and finished with seven tackles.  Coyle Chevy, Buick, GMC and Coyle Nissan Players of the Game, Antonyo Gaddie (Offense) and Jason Houchens (Defense).  The Pirates will now host Brownstown in the Bone Yard on Halloween night, in the Sectional #31 Semi-Final.  The game will be a long awaited rematch of the August 30th one point loss to the Braves in Lucas Oil Stadium.  FRIDAY’S KICK-OFF REMAINS SET FOR 7:00 PM IN THE BONE YARD.