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WCMS turns in another solid performance
Centertown guard Tyler Adams, left, tries to work around Warren County Middle Schools Kaden Rutledge on Tuesday night in the last game of the 5-6 grade basketball regular season.
The Warren County Middle School Pioneers defeated the visiting Centertown Warriors, 41-25, Tuesday night in the last game of the 5-6 grade basketball regular season.The Pioneer offense did what’s been successful all year, win ballgames by fundamentally setting up the offense and aggressive defense. Distributing the basketball well, Warren County Middle School (17-1) only lost one game this year, to the Dibrell Wildcats.The Centertown Warriors had a 1-point lead after the first quarter, but the Pioneers had the final three quarters sewed up 12-4, 12-7 and 9-5.Leading Tuesday’s scoring total for the Pioneers was Sawyer Seymour with 10 points, a game-high, followed by almost everyone else. Wesley Sherrell scored 8 points, Jax King 6, Kaden Rutledge 5, Levi Melton 3, Grady Burnette, Owen Clark, Evan Watts and Braylon Grayson all scored 2 points apiece and Logan Earls finished the team’s tally with 1 point.Ashton Griffith led Centertown’s scoring drive with 7 points, Ethan Roach 6, Aiden Miller and Baler Melton with 4 points each and Moore Young and John Prater hit for 2 points each.The Warren County Pioneers get a first-round bye in the postseason tournament held at Irving College.