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WCHS freshmen girls clobber Cookeville
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Bri Melton knew she didn’t have to win the game by herself against the Cookeville Lady Cavaliers, but it didn’t stop the freshman from trying.Melton scored 27 points as the Warren County High School freshman girls team defeated Cookeville 47-30 on Monday night.Melton helped set the tone early by scoring 13 points in the first quarter, nine coming on three 3-pointers. By the time Melton had finished putting on a shooting clinic in the first quarter, the Lady Pioneers led 16-5.Warren County cranked up its defense even more in the second quarter, holding the Lady Cavaliers scoreless in their own gym.Melton and Brittany Myers handled the scoring load as the Lady Pioneers outscored Cookeville 18-0 in the second quarter to take a 34-5 lead into halftime.Warren County didn’t need to do much in the second half to pick up the victory. With Melton and Myers doing just enough on offense to keep the Lady Cavaliers at bay, the Lady Pioneers cruised to a 17-point victory on the road.Melton’s 27 points were the most any Lady Pioneer has scored in a freshman game this season.