OLATHE, Colo. - The Olathe Pirates sent the Skiers packing.
Defending their own turf in a battle of 2A top 10's, the Pirates sent Aspen home Friday night after a 36-7 route in Olathe. The Pirates entered ranked 7th in the state in the 2A rankings. Aspen entered ranked 9th.
The Pirates held a 14-7 lead at half time, but set the tone for a big second half with an onside kick to begin the third quarter. Olathe scored after recovering on a 25 yard touchdown pass from Garhett Jurgens to Dylan Markley. They would outscore Aspen 22-0 in the second half.