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Pioneers put up 32 in loss
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There was no premium on points at Nunley Stadium Friday night when White County visited the Warren County Pioneers.The two teams combined to score 81 points and racked up over 800 yards of offense, but Warren County came out on the wrong end of the scoreboard. The Pioneers lost 49-32 to the Warriors and fell to 0-8 this season.Warren County owned the lead twice against the Warriors, the latest coming when the Pioneers scored on their first possession of the second half, but a seven-minute stretch in the third quarter sealed the Pioneers’ fate.Warren County trailed 14-10 coming out of halftime, but the Warrior lead wouldn’t last long.The Pioneers got a big boost early in the half when Cameron Lusk picked up a fourth-and-one situation by two inches. It would be a pivotal conversion because Warren County would score on the next play.D’Andre League took a handoff and nearly was toppled in the back field, but the sophomore tailback avoided two tacklers at the line of scrimmage, then broke free in the White County secondary.League outran the Warrior defense and scored from 57 yards out to give the Pioneers a 17-14 lead with 9:41 left in the third quarter.Five plays later, Warren County lost the lead.