By Jim Asher
This week, the PCHS Pirates Soccer team hung tough and maintained their unbeaten region record against their stiffest competition so far this season. The Pirates hosted the Riverdale Raiders March 15 in a physical and hard-fought game.
After falling behind following a goal in the second minute, the team faced their first deficit since the beginning of the season. After settling down, a long cross from Christopher Asher to Levi Gehman led to the equalizing goal in the 30th minute. Just three minutes later, Errick Sturm scored his first goal of the game on an individual effort that pushed the score to 2-1, a margin that would last until halftime.
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