Pirates open with 60-0 win over Rockets
Mike Mahlen's Verndale Pirates made the most of an extra week of practice Friday as they clubbed E.C.H.O. Charter 60-0 in their season opener.
The Pirates held the Rockets to just 73 yards on the ground and 12 through the air for a total of 85.
Mahlen's club racked up 480 yards of offense with Andy Bounds gaining 170 yards on just seven carries and scoring three touchdowns. Bounds scored on runs of seven, 65 and 58 yards.
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