Pirates fall to Lobos 35-14 in regional semifinal

by | Dec 2, 2015 | Sports

Oladipo Awowale/The Wylie News Wide receiver Kollier Knight does what he can to stay inbounds after a catch and run during last Saturday’s Region II semifinal loss to Longview at AT&T Stadium.

Oladipo Awowale/The Wylie News
Wide receiver Kollier Knight does what he can to stay inbounds after a catch and run during last Saturday’s Region II semifinal loss to Longview at AT&T Stadium.

 

By Greg Ford
Sports Editor
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ARLINGTON — Wylie saw its season swallowed up last Saturday afternoon by a pack of large and fast Lobos. That collection of wolves hailed from Longview, and did their damage at AT&T Stadium, handing the Pirates a 35-14 defeat in a Class 5A, Region II, Div. II semifinal.
The postseason loss ends another solid campaign for Wylie, one in which they started slowly but picked up steam as the season progressed. At one point, following a loss at Prosper, the Pirates were 2-2 in District 10-5A, but then rattled off three straight wins to capture the final playoff spot.
That was clinched in the regular-season finale, an overtime win against McKinney North; the Bulldogs would have earned the final spot with a win over Wylie.
(To view and read the entire article, check out the Dec. 2 edition of The Wylie News)

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