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One that got away
Pioneers squander early 17-point lead
Joelah Solmon goes up and over the defense early in the first quarter against the Wilson Central Wildcats on Tuesday at Charlie Dalton Gym.
The one that got away is all that can be said about the Pioneers on Tuesday night against out-of-district opponent Wilson Central. The Pioneers started the game with an intense offensive assault matched by an equally aggressive defensive effort.Wilson Central endured the brunt of the blows thrown by Warren County in the first half and in the second half the Wildcats returned the favor. Wilson Central stunned the Pioneer faithful and defeated the Pioneers at Charlie Dalton Gym, 66-58.Pioneer head coach Chris Sullens said, “We played our best quarter of basketball this year in the first quarter, followed by three quarters of lethargic basketball.”After Dez Mason from Wilson Central went scoreless in the first two quarters, he put on a clinic in the second half and finished with a game-high 20 points.