Pirate Basketball gets road win at Austin 69-63

Charlestown stayed on the winning side of the scoreboard Thursday evening with a 69-63 conference victory at Austin (5-11 & 1-6 MSC).  The Pirates (7-10 & 2-4 MSC) led the Eagles 29-21, then 48-40 enroute to the win behind Jamal Long’s game high 23 points.  Senior Eli Daniel finished with 18 and Korey Harris 12 respectively.  The Pirates return to action Saturday evening at home versus the Corydon Panthers.  The JV game tips at 6:00 pm with the Varsity scheduled for tip at approximately 7:30 pm.  Saturday’s game will also see the program honor the 40th Anniversary of the 1975 Charlestown Pirate Sectional Championship team.