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Season comes to close
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If Maryville was expecting a cupcake Thursday night, the Rebels should have gone to a bakery.Warren County made sure Maryville didn’t have an easy time in their first-round playoff matchup last night, but the top-ranked team in Class 6A was able to capture a 35-7 victory.Playing on its home turf, Maryville held a 21-0 lead heading into the fourth quarter and tacked on a couple late TDs to pad the final margin.Warren County senior RB Rickie King had a monster performance in his final high school game, rushing for 194 yards to lead all players. It was King who plowed his way through Maryville defenders and reached the endzone from 3 yards out late in the fourth quarter to put Warren County on the board.The Pioneers played with spunk and determination but couldn’t overcome their own mistakes. Warren County threw two interceptions, had a field goal blocked in the second quarter, and lost a fumble.The Pioneers had a touchdown taken off the board in the third quarter when QB Isaiah Grayson found McCall Turner in the endzone for an apparent 10-yard score.