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Pioneers top Summit
WCHS performs well in scrimmage
Pioneer defense
The Pioneers were swarming on defense Thursday during their scrimmage with Summit High School. Warren County caused multiple turnovers, forced three-and-outs and limited the visitors to one touchdown. New coach Scott Smith praised his defense following the workout, saying his defense has "made huge strides since the spring. - photo by Jeffery Simmons
The collective psyche of Pioneer football fans over the last 24 years of losing seasons has been, “Why will this year be any different?” Senior receiver Malik Ladet did his best to change the negative thinking on his first touch of Thursday’s scrimmage against Summit High School.Ladet got the ball on a reverse during the Pioneers’ first possession and outran the Summit secondary on his way to a 42-yard touchdown, one of many offensive highlights for Warren County on a night where new coach Scott Smith made his Nunley Stadium debut.Opportunistic offense and a stout defense were things that stood out to coach Smith during the first workout. He hopes his team will build on these as the Pioneers work toward the start of the regular season Friday, Aug. 22 at DeKalb County.“It was a good first outing.