Pittsburg Routs Wills Point in First Game Under New Head Coach Dickey Meeks
PITTSBURG -- The Dickey Meeks era started exactly how the Pittsburg Pirates wanted.
Fueled by a powerful offensive performance, Pittsburg hammered Wills Point 55-14 at Pirate Stadium on Friday night. The Pirates were playing their first game under Meeks, their new head coach who arrived in January after coaching six years at Henderson, which he led to the 2010 Class 3A Division I state crown.
Quarterback Garrett Truitt connected on 10 of 14 passes for 226 yards and four touchdowns to four different receivers. Truitt also ran for a touchdown.
Teriyan Cuba carried 17 times for 125 yards and a score, while De'Quaveon Douglas gained 64 yards on nine carries. Fre'Zarian Harris ran for a touchdown.
Ernando Valdelamar led Pittsburg with five catches for 41 yards and a touchdown. Markevius Traylor, Charlie Mitchell, and Derek Torrey each caught a touchdown throw from Truitt.
Pittsburg hosts Gladewater on Friday.