Pirates Top Courgars 61-44 in Conference Play

The Pirate Basketball team hosted North Harrison Thursday evening in Mid-Southern Conference play.  The Pirates cruised to a 61-44 victory after leading 30-24, moving to 10-6 overall and 3-2 in MSC play.  Jamal Long led the Pirates in scoring, finishing the game with 16; Tanner Wesp added 13 and Korey Harris 9 respectfully.  “We got off to a slow start by really picked up our defensive effort in the second half”, evaluated Pirate Head Coach Jason Connell.  The Pirates are next in action Tuesday when they host the Austin Eagles 4-12) in MSC play.