Cannon County Advances In State Playoffs

For the first time in 43 years, the Cannon County Lions Football team advances in the state prep playoffs. At the end of the night, a field goal made the difference between two well matched programs. The Cannon County Lions won over the Tigers of Signal Mountain by a score of 10-7.

Both teams scored in the first quarter of play and remained tied until the final moments of the fourth quarter.

Cannon County will now advance to the second round with a road game at Loudon High School in East Tennessee. The contest with the Redskins will have a 6pm local kickoff. Loudon is now 10 and 1, Cannon County is now 6 and 4.

In other area action Friday night, DeKalb County won over East Hamilton, 35-21.