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WCMS girls keep winning
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Coach Shea Panter may take all road games off the schedule next year and schedule all seventh- and eighth-grade girls games at home.The WCMS Lady Pioneers won their third straight game at home and fourth of the season when the team took down Franklin County North Middle School 36-34.The dynamic duo of Karagan Turner and Madison Mason powered the Lady Pioneers to a dramatic victory by scoring 23 of their team’s 36 points.Warren County had a big come-from-behind effort to defeat Franklin North. The Lady Pioneers trailed 16-4 after the first quarter, as Lindsey Cox and Allison Hitchcock scored the only points for Warren County.Turner and Mason started to heat up in the second quarter, but missed opportunities at the free-throw line held back the Lady Pioneers.Turner scored five points in the second and Mason added three, but nine missed free throws kept Warren County down 22-15 entering the second half.Tough defense and timely shooting by Turner and Saydee Winfree helped the Lady Pioneers continue to close the gap in the third quarter.Warren County held Franklin North to seven points in the third quarter while Winfree drained two jumpshots and Turner scored on a pair of layups to make it 29-23 going into the fourth quarter.Mason carried the Lady Pioneers the rest of the way as she scored seven points in the final period. Mason hit three free throws, scored on a layup and sank a jumper as Warren County finally came back to take the lead.The Lady Pioneers had chances to close out the game at the charity stripe, but more missed free throws gave Franklin North one last chance.