Mathis finished the 2021 season with a victory on Friday, Nov. 5.

The Pirates closed out the year with a 30-28 triumph over Palacios.

No statistics were available by press time.

The win was Mathis’ second in three games and moved the Pirates to 3-7 overall and 2-4 in District 15-3A Division I.

The Pirates finished fifth in the district standings, a game back of Goliad for the final playoff spot.

•kkeller@mysoutex.com•

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Kevin J. Keller is the content director for Coastal Bend Publishing and the editor of the Beeville Bee-Picayune. He can be reached by email at sports@mysoutex.com or by phone at 361-343-5223, or you can follow him on Twitter @beepicsports.