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Pioneers fall in OT thriller
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Rickie King, right, follows the block of Jarrett Winfree on his way to his first of two touchdown runs Thursday night. The Pioneers fell 28-27 to Coffee County in overtime. - photo by Jeffery Simmons
The shootout expected at Nunley Stadium Thursday night turned out to a be a sloppy slugfest.Playing on a rain-soaked field, Coffee County was able to grind out a 28-27 overtime victory over the Pioneers. The win snapped a 14-game losing streak for the Red Raiders dating back to 2012.Coffee County (1-3) didn't take its first lead until overtime, when Alontae Taylor went around the left edge for a two-yard touchdown run - the third of the night for the freshman quarterback. Cody Howes added the extra point, not knowing it would end up being the difference in the game.Warren County (1-3) came back and quickly scored on its only possession of overtime.