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Pioneers smash Jets
WCHS earns regional berth
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MCMINNVILLE, Tenn. —If there was supposed to be pressure on the Pioneers in the District 6-AAA tournament, the WCHS baseball team would’ve been the last to know.Facing back-to-back elimination games against Cumberland County, Warren County wiped the field with the Jets. The Pioneers started with a 14-2 victory Tuesday at home and followed it up with a 15-2 win in Cumberland County Wednesday to take the best-of-three semifinal series.With the win, Warren County (16-21) advanced to face Cookeville in Thursday’s District 6-AAA tournament final and punched its ticket to next week’s regional tournament. More information on Thursday’s game and next week’s regional tournament can be found in Sunday’s Southern Standard.After a 3-2 loss in the bottom of the seventh inning of Monday’s game against the Jets, Warren County came into Tuesday’s game knowing it needed two straight wins to extend its season.