By staving off an old rival Friday night, the Granbury Pirates moved closer to yet another district soccer championship.
That would be five in a row, should they not collapse in their final two games at Alvarado and Cleburne.
The Pirates (15-3-5 overall) improved to 7-0-1 in District 15-4A with a 2-1 win over visiting Stephenville. A win over Alvarado Saturday would clinch the title outright as Cleburne is 5-1-2 and needs the Pirates to lose twice to pass them in the standings.
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