Pirates Edge Sweetwater, 7-6

Pirates Edge Sweetwater, 7-6

Lubbock Cooper rallied to knock off Sweetwater in game one of their area round series.
Lubbock Cooper rallied to knock off Sweetwater in game one of their area round series.

It looked like a promising start in the first inning when Stephen May launched a triple to the wall, but the Mustangs were unable to bring him home.

The Pirates would strike first in the bottom half of the frame and jump out to a 1-0 lead on a base knock by Braeden McCook. They would stretch their lead to 2-0 a short time later.

Sweetwater would hold the lead later on, but a late surge by Lubbock Cooper in the sixth proved to be the difference in a 7-6 ball game.

Game two of the series will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Sweetwater.
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