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Calm in the clutch
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Jeffery Simmons photo The Pioneer dugout was in awe when power hitter Brooks Helton dropped a drag bunt to score a run in the first Tuesday.
Brooks Helton wouldn’t wilt while facing mounting pressure. Tasked to protect a perilous 4-3 lead in the sixth inning, the Pioneer junior pulled his best Houdini impression to push Warren County to a huge victory over Cookeville. Helton escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the sixth to keep the Pioneers up one, then struck out the side in the seventh as the Pioneers swept a two-game series with the district-leading Cavaliers.