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Lady Pioneer comeback effort comes up short
Warren County Middle Schools Kaydee Rains heads into the paint in a previous game.
The Warren County Middle School Lady Pioneers put on a valiant second-half rally Thursday night as they traveled to Franklin County South, but the Lady Trojans pulled out a 4-point win at the buzzer 34-30 after the Lady Pioneers left everything on the hardwood.“We started off slow, and we played great in the second half,” said Warren County Middle School coach Isaiah Phillips. “We shot better from the free-throw line. I was proud of each of them.”The Lady Pioneers shot 69 percent from the charity stripe, hitting 9-of-13, while the Lady Trojans were 48 percent going 10-of-21.Warren County outscored South 24-16 in the second half, but it was just shy of making up the earlier deficit when time expired.Franklin County South kept up a steady offense in four quarters, with the highest being 10 in the second quarter.