POSTED: Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 12:48am
UPDATED: Monday, September 9, 2013 - 1:48am
Center, Texas (Longview News-Journal) —
The eventful week for the Pine Tree Pirates continued on Friday night.
A day after finding out head coach Derek Fitzhenry had been placed on administrative leave, the Pirates were in an almost four-hour contest with the Center Roughriders that included a total of 113 points scored, three ejections and a 30-minute lightning delay.
Senior quarterback Dalvin Manns accounted for a combined 521 yards and seven touchdowns to lead Pine Tree to a 64-49 victory, starting a season 2-0 for the first time since 2007.
The victory also ended a 16-game road losing streak for Pine Tree.
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