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Lady Pioneers take two
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Beating a team once can be easy. Winning the rematch is often the difficult part.The Warren County High School girls basketball team made defeating a familiar foe look easy on Monday when the Lady Pioneers won two games against Rhea County and the Middle Tennessee Heat.Playing in the Sun Drop Romp Christmas tournament at Charlie Dalton Gym, the Lady Pioneers were able to fend off Rhea County 42-32 and beat the Heat 37-29.Warren County knew its opposition very well in the first day of the four-day Sun Drop Romp. The Lady Pioneers faced Rhea County on opening night of the basketball season and won by one in overtime.With Lauren Wilkinson leading the way, Warren County didn’t need overtime to pick up the win this time around.Wilkinson scored 20 points, most coming in the first quarter, to help the Lady Pioneers advance in the 10-team ladies bracket.Wilkinson was on the mark from the opening tip.