The Pioneers lost to White County 46-43 in the final seconds of a nail-biter game Tuesday night.
Both teams stayed on each other’s heels throughout the game. It was a low-scoring first quarter ending with White County ahead 8-4.
Warren County ended the first half ahead 18-15 and ended the third quarter ahead 36-27. In the final quarter, White County caught up to the Pioneers and ended up tying the game 43-43 with 1:25 to go.
Once the game was tied, White County essentially played a game of keep away from the Pioneers to run down the clock until the Warriors were sure they could get a shot. With seconds left, White County’s Paul Thomas sunk a 3-pointer making the score 46-43.
Warren County had less than 30 seconds to score. Treyton Terry attempted to move the ball down the court in the final seconds, but the ball ended up going out of bounds only leaving them less than five seconds to come up with 3 points.
The Pioneers fought until the final buzzer, but they just could not line up a shot to tie it back up.
Sawyer Seymour led WCHS in points, scoring a total of 12. Nine of those points came from 3-pointers.
The Pioneers are now 4-1 in the regular season. Warren County will face Sigel at home Friday, Dec. 3, at 7:30 p.m.
WARREN COUNTY – Sawyer Seymour 12, Treyton Terry 11, Eli Kuykendall 11, Alex van Vuuren 4, Nate Elrod 3, Kaden Rutledge 2
WHITE COUNTY – Paul Thomas 17, Japeth Richmond 8, Malaki Dowell 6, Thomas Brock 6, Jake Davis 5, Jerimiah Gardenshire 2, Trip Pinion 2