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Crockett totals three wins in big week

Through the early part of the season, the Pioneers have struggled to gain their footing and find an identity.
After a perfect three-win week, Crockett just might have found it.
The Pioneers opened play last week in Jonesborough against conference opponent Tennessee High on March 24.
Chase Miller took the mound for Crockett and put together a serviceable outing, allowing just three Viking runs over six innings.
But heading into the bottom of the sixth, the Pioneer bats had been quiet and Crockett trailed 3-0 and appeared headed toward their fourth conference loss in five tries.
The Pioneer bats came alive in the home-half of the inning, plating three runs and tying the contest at 3.
Crockett went with Jeremy Collins to pitch the seventh and he held the Vikings hitless, giving the Pioneers a chance to win it at the end.
As it would happen, that chance would come with Collins in the box and the winning run on base.
He delivered with an RBI single giving the Pioneers a 4-3 comeback victory and himself the pitching win in relief.
Crockett would carry the momentum from the win with them over their next two contests.
After their March 25 game against West Greene was postponed, Crockett took the field again on March 27 at Unaka.
Despite trailing 1-0 early, the Crockett bats came alive in the top of the third inning with six runs.
The Pioneers added two more runs in the fourth and three in the fifth to secure the 11-2 win.
Austin Casey received the win, allowing two runs over five innings, and Heath Ricker was one of several top offensive performers for Crockett, scoring three times on three hits.
The Pioneers concluded the week 3-for-3 on March 28 with a 9-4 win over Chuckey-Doak.
Crockett elevated their record to 5-4 on the season and 2-3 in the conference. They will host Union on April 1 to open next week.