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Late run lifts surging Pirates over JJ Pearce

by | Nov 29, 2023 | Sports

The Wylie Pirates wrapped up their pre-Thanksgiving slate with a pair of wins over Lake Highlands and J.J. Pearce on the Monday and Tuesday prior to the holiday. With the two wins, the Pirates moved to 3-4 on the season, before getting a small break from the hardwood.

In their Monday-afternoon contest at Lake Highlands, neither team got off to a great start. Still, it would be Wylie to take the early advantage, thanks to a trio of threes with two coming from Jackson Rogers.

Rogers has gotten out to a hot start to his senior year, and last week’s two games were no exception. His two shots from beyond the three-point arc helped the Pirates go up 14-11 after a quarter of play, and Rogers would go on to sink three more in the game on his way to a game-high 21 points.

By Austin Smith • [email protected]

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