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Pioneer pitchers team up to no-hit Coffee County
WCMS Pioneer John Garrett hits this sacrifice bunt to advance a runner during season play this year at Pioneer Field.

While early season baseball weather is unpredictable, the WCMS Pioneers stayed true to course as they remained unbeaten Monday by defeating Coffee County’s Red Raiders, 13-2, on the road.
The Pioneers (5-0, 3-0) stuck to the straight and narrow, but might have waivered a bit with a high walk count as the wind speed in Coffee County was reminiscent of the Midwest this time of year. Even with the high-velocity buffering, the Pioneer pitchers rallied for a no-hitter.
Kason Holder got the start for the Pioneers and Omari Harris and Westen Wilson pitched in relief.
“A rolling rock never finds moss. We are an aggressive hard-nosed baseball team,” said WCMS Pioneer head coach Chad Young. “We played well under pressure. It felt like we were playing in Nebraska with the constant high winds. The wind was howling and we put ourselves in some tough situations.”
Continued Young, “Our pitching staff combined to throw a no-hitter, but we also walked a ton. We pitched out of jams every inning and came back on offense to knock the cover off a few balls. This type of game showed the true colors of our team. We have to stay humble and hungry. We are taking one game at a time while preparing for an even tougher schedule the next few days.”
The game was close through the fifth inning, 4-1, until Pioneer Westen Wilson hit a bases-loaded double to clear the bases making it 7-1.  After that, Warren County kept the bats swinging and scored 6 more runs to finish them off. 
Hit leaders for Monday’s game were Westen Wilson with 2 hits, 2 doubles and 3 RBIs and Jace Brantley had 2 hits, 2 doubles and 2 RBIs.
Scoring were Ty Martin with 3 runs, Westen Wilson, Brantley and Bryson Elrod scored 2 runs each, and Harris, Wyatt Wilson, Braden Bottoms and Kason Holder scored one run each.
Warren County ended up with 9 hits.
Coffee County’s two unearned runs occurred in the first and seventh innings.
The Pioneers played Coffee County on Thursday. Results were not available at press time. They will play host to Christiana on Friday, March 10. Game time is 5 p.m.