In the District 15-3A Division II opener, the Karnes City Badgers hosted the 2-1 Poth Pirates.
However, the Pirates proved their mettle, as they handed the Badgers a 48-0 shutout loss.
The Pirates led 27-0 at the halftime break, and nearly doubled their score in the second half. Further stats were not available by press time.
This week, the Badgers will have their open week. On Oct. 8, Karnes City resumes district play on the road as they face the 4-1 Dilley Wolves. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.