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WCHS defeats DeKalb in second-half surge
Pioneers top Tigers 60-50 in Thursday's afternoon game
Pat Zechman photo-Warren County Pioneer KRojhn Calbert shoots from the charity stripe Thursday on the road in Smithville as the Pioneers faced DeKalb County.
A second-half surge by the Warren County High School Pioneers put them over the top as they defeated the DeKalb County Tigers, 60-50, Thursday afternoon in Smithville.Outscored 16-5 in first-quarter action, DeKalb County was deadly accurate on the 3-point shot, making four first-quarter treys. The Pioneers were slow to start with field goals by Irving Espinoza and K’Rojhn Calbert, with Calbert also converting 1 point from the charity stripe.Watching their deficit grow, the Pioneers (7-5) would dig down even further, 22-7, before finding a way to dig themselves out with a rally which began late in the second quarter and continued to the final buzzer.“This was a team win in every sense of the word,” said Warren County head coach Chris Sullens. “I’m very proud of the way our guys responded down 22-7 at one point in the second quarter.