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Belfry Middle School head coach Daniel Oliver celebrates with his team after the Pirates defeated rival Pikeville 24-14 on Saturday at Vipperman Stadium to advance to the KYMSFA Championship Round this weekend in Lexington.

BELFRY, Ky. — The Belfry Middle School Pirates punched their ticket to Lexington on Saturday at Vipperman Stadium with a 24-14 win over rival Pikeville.

With the win, the Belfry Middle School Pirates advanced to the Kentucky Youth Middle School Football Association Division 3 Championship Round which starts on Saturday at Brian Station High School.

The Pirates, who are coached by Daniel Oliver, will face Lexington Christian Academy in the semifinals on Saturday with a berth in the championship game on Sunday up for grabs.

Kickoff for Saturday’s contest was not determined by press time.

Jarrid McCormick is a reporter for the Williamson Daily News. He can be reached by email at jmccormick@HDMediaLLC.com.

Jarrid McCormick is a reporter for the Williamson Daily News. He can be reached by email at jmccormick@HDMediaLLC.com