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WCMS beats White County
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On Nov. 8, White County Middle School handed the Warren County Middle School Pioneers their first loss of the season. Coach Adam Wood and his team returned the favor Tuesday night.The Pioneers handed White County its first loss of the season, winning 35-25 in front of a packed gym at Warren County Middle School.Warren County (6-4) had 35 days to think about its 25-21 loss in Sparta, one that continued White County’s long winning streak over WCMS.Coach Adam Wood, in his second year as the leader of the Pioneers, had never beaten White County and he wanted it to change Thursday. A big addition to the Warren County roster made it possible.The lone roster change by the two squads between meetings was Warren County’s inclusion of Coffee County transfer Isaiah Blanton in the rotation, who led the Pioneers to victory Thursday.Blanton scored a game-high 12 points as Warren County survived a slow start to beat the best team in the Central Tennessee Conference.The Pioneers fell behind 10-5 after the first quarter, but Blanton fueled a big run to start the second period.Blanton started the second quarter with a jumper from the left wing, which ignited an 11-2 run.