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Lady Pioneers suffer second straight loss
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The turn of the calendar has been very kind to the Warren County Middle School boys basketball team. Playing their second game in 2012 on Monday night, the Pioneers defeated Van Buren County on the road 44-24 to improve to 8-3 this season.The 20-point victory was the second straight blowout win for Warren County as the team beat Franklin South Middle School 39-17 last week at home.In Monday’s win over Van Buren County, point guard A.D. Majors and wing Darius Wright led the way.Majors scored a season-high 15 points while Wright was next in line with 12 to help Warren County overwhelm Van Buren County.The scoring was slow in the first quarter as both teams relied on their defense to keep the game close. Warren County was able to get some breathing room when Isaac Golden knocked in a 3-pointer and Majors and Brendan Breedlove each scored from the field to make it 7-2 after the first quarter.Majors started to heat up in the second quarter as he made the team’s second 3-pointer and added a layup as the Pioneers started to put some distance between them and the home team on the scoreboard.Wright added three points in the period as he made a driving layup and knocked down a free throw.