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Pioneers searching for first win
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A quick glance at the stat sheet shows why Warren County and Coffee County are fighting for their first high school football victory Friday night in Manchester.The teams are struggling on both sides of the ball.After three games, the Warren County offense is averaging 12.6 points per game, while the defense is surrendering an average of 31.3 points.For Coffee County, the difference is even more glaring. The Red Raiders are scoring an average of 13.3 points per game, while their defense is allowing an alarming 47.3 points.Despite early season hardships, one of these teams will leave Friday night’s game with a smile – and a win.Warren County is coming off a 33-15 loss to Cookeville that saw the Pioneers stay competitive until late in the game.The Pioneer offense looked as sharp as it’s been all year with WR D’Andre League catching eight passes for 119 yards, and RB Cameron Lusk rushing for 81 yards and a TD.The offense could use more consistency from Hunter Mullican, a three-year starter at quarterback. Mullican has thrown one TD this year and seven interceptions.Coffee County enters the game without the services of RB DeAngelo Rozier, who was expected to be their biggest offensive weapon.