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Soccer team crushes Coffee
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Winning every game has been the goal of the Warren County High School soccer team this season, but the Lady Pioneers seem to take extra pride in beating Coffee County.On a night where Warren County celebrated the career of 10 seniors, the Lady Pioneers crushed Coffee County 7-2 at home in front of a huge crowd.Seniors Madison Smartt and Lauren Roller scored two goals each, while juniors Ansley Mullican and Morgan McCormick each added to their scoring total as well in a romp of the Lady Raiders.The rivalry between the Lady Pioneers and Lady Raiders has been heated the past two years when an incident on the sidelines at Coffee County last season served as a rallying point for Warren County.When insults shouted at Smartt during a match in Manchester led to fans being warned by referees and sparked harsh fouls by both teams, the Lady Pioneers decided to take out their frustrations with the Lady Raiders on the scoreboard.Warren County beat Coffee County 7-2 earlier this season when the Lady Pioneers scored seven straight goals to end the game. Warren County picked up where it left off when Thursday’s match began.Mullican got the scoring started when she sprinted past the Coffee County defense for an unassisted goal, her first of two goals in the game.Smartt made it 2-0 moments later when her hustle resulted in a goal. Smartt took a shot, but the Coffee County keeper was able to deflect the ball away.