Playing in the 3A State Tournament for the first time in 8 years, the Cooper Pirates lost to Defending Champion Pleasant Grove 7-3 in the State Semifinals in Austin.
The Hawks in their 6th Straight State Appearance took advantage of 10 Pirate Walks (6 from Ryan Moseley and 4 from Scotland Church) and 2 errors.
After giving up 4 in the 2nd, Cooper was able to plate 2 in the bottom of the inning on a Chase Freeman RBI single and a Tyler Parr sac fly.
4 walks in the 5th forced home the Hawks 5th run and 2 more in the 7th made it 7-2.
Chandler Patterson's RBI Double made it 7-3.
Cooper finishes the season 31-11.
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