SportsPioneers knocked out of first place

After holding the conference’s top spot for most of the 2014-15 season, a Pioneer loss to Science Hill earlier this month gave way to a three-way tie atop the Big 7 standings. Now Crockett finds itself in a second-place tie looking up at Dobyns-Bennett after the Indians 78-71 victory over the Pioneers in Kingsport on Jan. 23.

Prior to the matchup between first-place contenders, the Pioneers opened the week in Jonesborough with their hands full against Tennessee High (10-13, 3-5) on Jan. 20.

Crockett appeared on its way to another big win at the half after building a 37-24 advantage over the first two quarters. However, the lead and momentum the team established in the first half dissipated over the final two quarters. More...

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