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Lady Pioneers take swing at state
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After one day of the state golf tournament, no team can claim to be better than the Lady Pioneers.The Warren County High School girls golf team finished the first 18 holes of the state tournament at Willow Brook golf course in a three-way tie for first place with Rossview and Science Hill.Freshman Hannah Powell shot 80 for the Lady Pioneers – putting her in the top 10 of the individual state title – while combining with sophomore Saylem Powell’s 82 to make Warren County one of the contenders for the team state titleThe Lady Pioneers two-player team score of 162 was the same as rounds shot by Science Hill and Rossview in the eight-team tournament. Rossview’s Hannah Long shot 82 and Caroline Caudill came in at 78 while Science Hill got rounds of 81 from Allison Woodward and Addison Baggarly.Not many people gave Warren County a chance entering the state tournament, but the Lady Pioneers used their familiarity with WillowBrook to surge into an early lead. After each team had all its players finish nine holes, Warren County had a three-stroke advantage due to a fast start.Hannah Powell was the first Lady Pioneer on the course and gave spectators a preview of things to come as she pounded her drive on No.