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The streak lives on
WCMS runs record to 6-0
Warren County Pioneer C.J. Taylor, center, stiff-arms Coffee County defender Kyle Farless to score Tuesday night at Nunley Stadium. Taylor totaled three TDs to help cement a still-undefeated Pioneer win 36-6. Taylor is flanked by blockers, including Zachary Adams, left.

Like they were late for a date, the Warren County Middle School football team rushed into Coffee County’s end zone five times to defeat the Red Raiders 36-6 Tuesday night at Nunley Stadium.
The win keeps the Pioneers undefeated and improves the team’s record to 6-0.
“Our defense was really playing well,” said WCMS head football coach Donnie Harris. “They executed everything we gave them from practice and took care of business. We didn’t blow any assignments. It’s a good feeling when that happens.”
Coffee County won the toss, but went four and out as a tough WCMS defense stepped up all night to trouble the Red Raiders.
Warren County scored on its first possession with a 47-yard TD run by C.J. Taylor and a good 2-point conversion by Kason Holder, 8-0. There was no looking back.
Red Raiders QB Conner Shemwell, still searching for an elusive first down, tried to pass on fourth down close to midfield but it was broken up.
WCMS fared better as Pioneer QB Clay Thompson found Braden Bottoms for a 47-yard gain. Taylor did the rest with a 12-yard TD scramble, but the conversion was no good for a WCMS 14-0 lead.
Coffee County decided to punt after another failed first-down attempt, placing Warren County on its own 49-yard line. Another Pioneer first down followed by a 40-yard strike – Thompson to Bottoms again – left a short 1-yard TD run for Kason Holder hefting the lead to 20-0 with no conversion.
It was the all-Pioneer show from here on, as C.J. Anthony ran for another TD, and Xander Lee put up 2 points in a successful conversion. The score had ballooned to 28-0.
Taylor wasn’t finished and scored his third TD of the game for the Pioneers. This time it was Ryland Holder for 2, making it 36-0.
The Red Raiders put together some late-game offense with a three-first-down drive that ended with Coffee County RB Marshall Haney finding the end zone for 6 points and a final score of 36-6.
Putting pressure on starting Red Raider QB Conner Shemwell paid off as Taylor
-- playing both sides of the ball -- had two key interceptions ending in scores for the Pioneers.
Solid rushing yards gave Pioneer QB Thompson some room and he took advantage with 87 yards passing, no sacks, and no interceptions. Add to the equation, some textbook open-field tackling by Lee and Ryland Holder, resulting in losses by Coffee County’s offense, and it all added up to another victory for Warren County.
“Coach Harris and his staff have done a great job with the Pioneers,” said Coffee County football head coach Bryan Morgan. “They totally dominated us from the opening kickoff.  Warren County was way more physical than us. Best team by far in my opinion.”
The Warren County Middle School Pioneers play again Tuesday, Oct. 4 at Nunley Stadium. The team will celebrate 8th grade appreciation night. Game time is 6:30 p.m.