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Pioneers prepare for preseason tournament
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District 6-AAA baseball coaches has been in search of a way to promote more competition between their five teams. While the squads already compete in two-game season series and the postseason tournament, all the coaches agreed getting more district games would help solidify the standings during the season.The decision was made before the season to hold a round-robin preseason tournament, where each team would face its four foes over one weekend and all the games would count toward the final season standings. This season, Warren County will be the host site of the district tournament.Beginning Thursday night, Warren County, Coffee County, Cumberland County, White County and Cookeville will be competing for the coveted preseason crown at Patrick Ramsey Field.The Pioneers will kick off action each day of the three-day tournament, including Thursday with a contest against Coffee County at 4 p.m. Warren County will also play Friday against White County at 3 p.m. The Pioneers will start and finish play Saturday when the home team takes on Cookeville at 10 a.m. and Cumberland County at 8 p.m.Warren County coach Adam Childs, who has seen his team start the season with a 4-1 record, likes the format that gives all the district teams 12 games to compete for the regular season crown.