Pirates Advance to Sectional Semi-Final

The IHSAA Class 3A Sectional #30 host Charlestown Pirates opened post season play Wednesday evening against the Corydon Panthers (2-22).  The Pirates started slow, tied with the Panthers at six after one before opening up to a 31-12 halftime advantage.  Charlestown (16-7) cruised in the second half to a 66-29 final, advancing themselves to Friday’s Sectional Semi-Final against Silver Creek.  Silver Creek dispatched Scottsburg in Wednesday’s second contest.  Friday’s 6:00 pm Sectional Semi-Final (all play at Charlestown’s CHS Sports Arena) will feature Brownstown versus Salem.  Senior Tanner Wesp lead the Pirate stat line Wednesday evening with 13 points and 12 rebounds against Corydon. Senior Jamal Long added 13 points and Junior Jordan Knoebel nine respectively.  CPPSB will broadcast Friday night’s Semi-Final versus Silver Creek, when the Pirates will attempt to avenge a Holiday Tourney double overtime loss to the Dragons on their floor.  Support your Pirates in Friday’s 7:30 pm Sectional Semi-Final versus arch rival Silver Creek.