Cannon Welcomes Central Magnet To District 8-AA With Wins

The Lady Tigers of Central Magnet School of Murfreesboro received a welcome to District 8-AA Girls Basketball from the Cannon County Lionettes with a 64-37 thumping loss to the home team Cannon County last night.  The Lionettes shot consistently connecting on 27 of 56 including 8 3 pointers on the night.  Abbey Sissom rang up 24 points to lead all scorers.  Lindsay Reed put in 17 and Macy Clements contributed 8 points off the bench as Cannon ran their overall record to 7 and 1 The Cannon County Boys Team had a lot to prove to their coach.  After members of the team mentioned to Coach Rigsby they had quit playing in the blowout loss to Upperman on Friday, the Lions assured Coach Rigsby it would never happen again.  Tuesday night they proved their point with a 62-25 win over the Tigers of Central Magnet School. Cory Henley paced the Lions with 11 points.   Cannon will improve to 3 and 5 on the year heading to Jamestown to play the York Institute Dragons Friday.