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Lady Pioneers suffer second district loss
White County dominant in win
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Coach Erick Baird proved to be a prophet before Friday night’s game that pitted the Warren County High School girls basketball team against the White County Warriorettes.On Thursday, coach Baird said the winning team would be the one that hit its 3-pointers. Unfortunately it wasn’t his Lady Pioneer squad bombing away from the outside.Behind 11 3-pointers, most by star guard Loren Foster, White County downed the Lady Pioneers 65-36 in its District 6-AAA opener.Warren County (12-10) opened district play last week with a 28-point loss to Coffee County, but the margin just got wider against the Warriorettes.Foster looked to be a threat to outscore the Lady Pioneers on her own when she reached halftime with 18 points, including sinking four 3-pointers in the first half.Foster and Kelsey Roberts each sank two 3-pointers in the opening quarter as White County built a 19-5 lead after eight minutes.Sophomore Bri Melton scored all of the Lady Pioneer points in the first quarter as she connected from deep once and added a slashing layup.Melton continued to be a one-woman offense for Warren County in the second quarter as she scored or assisted on the team’s first 17 points.Melton banked in a 3-pointer, connected on a three-point play and added a layup in the second quarter. Melton also hit Jessie Newby and Rachel Nokes with passes that led to layups.

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