In a thriller, Winfield holds on to washout Gordo - Winfield 18, Gordo 14

Winfield running back Chris Broyles (7) races down the sideline away from the Gordo defender in the Pirates’ 18-14 victory over the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A No. 6 Gordo. Contributed photo Jeana Estes

GORDO - Timely defense and turnovers proved to be the key to lead the Winfield Pirates to a hard-fought 18-14 victory over Class 3A, Region 4 opponent Gordo on Friday, Sep. 7, in Gordo.
The win improved the Pirates’ record to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in Class 3A, Region 4 play.
Winfield handed the Gordo Greenwave its first region loss since 2013, the year after current Pirate head coach David McKinney left the school.


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