PORTER – The Gore Pirates (8-3) made it two in-a-row with a road win at Porter Tuesday night over the Pirates from Porter 60-49
Porter (5-9) kept in close in the first half trailing by only 3 points at the break. Mason Plunk scored 11 for the Pirates in blue in the opening half but Jackson Duke netted 15 in the first 16 minutes to put the Pirates in green on top by 3 points 30-27 at the break.
The final quarter was the telling tale with Gore pulling away scoring 16 points to porter’s 9.
Duke totaled 22 points for Gore on the night with Noah Cooper next with 14 points. Journey Shells and Aidan Dickerson each had 11 for Gore.
Porter’s top scorer was Plunk with 18 points. Logan Crain and Sam Hensley each finished with 9 points.
The Porter Pirates will get back in action Thursday in the Mounds tournament while Gore moves on to the Cross Tournament at Porum and then will take a break until the 24th when they travel to Gans to play the 2-7 Grizzlies.