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Pioneers lack push upfront
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The opening scoring drive against the Cookeville Cavaliers showed the promise of the Warren County High School football team, but it also exposed the biggest weakness of the Pioneers at the same time.While Warren County motored down the field in its no-huddle offense, the Pioneer linemen got a major workout. By the time the 12-play drive ended, the big men were worn out.Unfortunately for coach Tommy Johnson, those players who did such a nice job of opening up holes on offense for the run game were the same who were being moved out of the way as Cookeville gashed the Pioneers for 334 yards on the ground in a 42-13 victory.According to coach Johnson, depth on the lines was the difference.“We have some guys who have to play every single down for us, while Cookeville was bringing in a new line almost every play,” said Johnson. “They wore us down.

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