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Celebrating the season
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Coaches Erick Baird and Malcolm Montgomery gathered their Warren County High School basketball teams one final time Sunday to celebrate successful seasons.Each Warren County basketball team finished the season with 13 wins, including the Pioneers advancing to the regional tournament for the third time in four years.The banquet was a special event for the Pioneers and Lady Pioneers, who all received plaques for their hard work put in this season. The biggest honors went to the seniors on each team that their coaches don’t want to see go.Coach Baird and coach Montgomery presented framed jerseys to each of their three seniors who have been pillars of the program since the coaches arrived prior to the 2009-10 season.Coach Baird praised Rachel Nokes, Megan Dishman and Paige Greene for all their contributions to the program. Never afraid to do what was necessary on the court, while also maintaining solid grades off of it, coach Baird knows the group leaving was a special one.“These girls have been with me from the start and have worked hard every day,” said Baird.