FOOTBALL: Pirates stun with comeback


Black River’s Caleb Simonson eludes Fairview’s Alex Barnhart for a late game first down.

Black River’s Caleb Simonson eludes Fairview’s Alex Barnhart for a late game first down.


Spencer Constable tries to elude Fairview’s Matt Kaufman and Turner Hahn on a run.


The Pirates’ Riley Bartolic rips the ball away from Fairview quarterback Declan Jewitt in a short-yardage play.


Photos by Russ Gifford | Wellington Enterprise

Tied 20-20 at the start of the fourth quarter, Black River walked away Friday with a 28-20 victory over the Fairview Warriors. The Pirates recovered from a 20-6 deficit at the half.

Black River’s Caleb Simonson eludes Fairview’s Alex Barnhart for a late game first down.
https://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2018/09/web1_BlackRiverFootballAtFairview-6.jpgBlack River’s Caleb Simonson eludes Fairview’s Alex Barnhart for a late game first down.

Spencer Constable tries to elude Fairview’s Matt Kaufman and Turner Hahn on a run.
https://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2018/09/web1_BlackRiverFootballAtFairview-4.jpgSpencer Constable tries to elude Fairview’s Matt Kaufman and Turner Hahn on a run.

The Pirates’ Riley Bartolic rips the ball away from Fairview quarterback Declan Jewitt in a short-yardage play.
https://www.thewellingtonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2018/09/web1_BlackRiverFootballAtFairview-2.jpgThe Pirates’ Riley Bartolic rips the ball away from Fairview quarterback Declan Jewitt in a short-yardage play.