This past weekend the Genoa-Hugo Pirates took on the Limon Badgers. The last time the Lady Pirates beat Limon was over 23 years ago. When Friday, January 10th rolled around, Genoa-Hugo took on Limon. On two different occasions the Pirates were down by 12 points but were able to rally the score back to tie the game at a minute and at 54 seconds, finally running the clock out of time. The highest scorer for the Lady Pirates was Ariel Bray with 24 points. The highest scorer for the Limon Badgers was Jayci Hollenbaugh with 21 points. The final score at Friday’s game was 64- 59 in over-time, with the Pirates taking the win. The 23 year losing streak was finally broken!
The boys had a good fight against the Limon Badgers. During this hard fought game, the Pirates held the lead the entire game up till the 4th quarter. The Pirates fell short of a win, with the final score being 48-35. The highest scorer for the Pirates was Black Liangpha with 9 points. Limon has not entered stats for the game. Both Pirate teams worked hard during their games. No one gave up and fought till the end!