Lubbock Cooper falls in State Title game 57-52

Published: Mar. 4, 2023 at 5:03 PM CST
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Lubbock Cooper Pirates came up short in the 5A State Title game losing 57-52 to Frisco Liberty in San Antonio.

Lubbock Cooper jumped out to a 17-8 lead after one quarter.

The Lady Pirates only scored four points in the second quarter and trailed 23-21 at the half.

Frisco Liberty stretched the lead to 37-30 after three quarters.

In the 4th, the Lady Pirates cut the deficit to 4 before Liberty went on a 4-0 run to go up 8.

Lubbock Cooper responded with hoops from Majik Esquivel & Carisa Cortez to make it 49-45 with 3:12 left.

Esquivel’s three pointer pulled Lubbock Cooper within one twice late, but Liberty hit big shots.

Esquivel led the Lady Pirates with 16.

Cortez had 15.

Lubbock Cooper finishes the season 31-7

We are super proud of the Lady Pirates.