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Pioneers give Cavs a scare
WCHS beaten at buzzer by No. 1 seed
WCHS Pioneer Isaac Golden gets a layup against the Cookeville Cavaliers in continuing tournament action at Warren County High School Saturday night.
Never mind who was seeded where. The Pioneers were playing perfect tournament ball Saturday night as they faced the Cookeville Cavaliers to vie for the championship game after defeating Rhea County in round one.Tension mounted as the two teams were tied, 47-47, from 2:10 to 12.6 seconds in the fourth quarter as the ball turned over twice with neither team scoring points.After a change of possession, the Cavs started killing the clock with a minute left in regulation hoping to keep the ball for the final shot that would either earn a bucket, draw a foul, or run out the clock into overtime.The Warren County defense was playing tough as the Pioneers only allowed the Cavs two shots from the line all night. Finally, with the last seconds ticking off the clock, Cookeville’s Jack Humphrey made the inside run which netted a 2-point shot just as the final buzzer sounded.The Cavs pulled out the win, 49-47.The Pioneers missed the upset by one field goal, after a hard-fought contest that almost left them with a win over the No.