La Vega stays perfect with win over Canyon Lake

ROUND ROCK, Texas The La Vega Pirates continued to roll through the playoffs with a 33-14 win over Canyon Lake Friday in Round Rock.

The Pirates scored first on a pass from Jamal Williams To Taequan Tyler to take an early lead. Canyon Lake answered and briefly led 7-6. La Vega dominated after that. The Pirates outscored Canyon Lake 27-7 from that point on, leaning on their outstanding running game to do much of the damage.

With the 33-14 win La Vega advances to another Region Championship game. The Pirates will face district foe Liberty Hill in Killeen on Friday night.