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Lady Pioneers pick up first district win
Lady Pioneer Elsa Eckenrod was instrumental in Warren Countys victory Friday night in Rhea County. Eckenrod dribbles against Rhea County at home last month.
Maybe the Lady Pioneers just need to start all their games an hour earlier.On the road in Rhea County, Warren County finally found what it was looking for at 6 p.m. Eastern time, its first district win, as the Lady Pioneers defeated the Lady Golden Eagles, 55-50.Up by 13 points in the third quarter, Warren County had some tense moments in the fourth, as the Lady Golden Eagles brought the game to a two-possession score, 55-51.The Lady Pioneers made friends with the charity stripe, coming through in the clutch hitting 5-of-5 for 100 percent in fourth-quarter action. Overall, the team shot 10-of-16 from the foul line for 62 percent.“It feels great,” said Warren County coach Shea Panter in a post-game interview on WAKI radio. “I was running out of stuff to say if we lost.