Lionettes 9-2 After Beating Coffee County, Lions Lose 63-52

The Cannon County Lionettes held Dekalb County to 4 points in the first quarter and then turned around Friday night and held Coffee County to only five points in the first.  Problem was the Lionettes scored only 8 points in the first but overcame the slow start and turned things around by the second quarter and grabbed a 44-28 win on the road at Coffee County High School.  The Lionettes Abbey Sissom connected on 4 3-point shots and scored 23 points.  None of the Lady Raiders reached double figures in scoring.  The next game for the Lionettes will be Monday at the Sundrop Romp Tournament at Boyd Christian School at 11:30 in the morning Monday. The Coffee County Red Raiders swept the season series in the boys game with a 63-52 win over the Lions.  The Lions trailed by as many as 18 at times throughout the game as the Red Raiders connected from the outside hitting several three pointers throughout the game.  Cory Henley led the Lions who are now 3-8 with 15 points.  The Lions will now play Monday at 5:30 at the Sundrop Romp against Middle Tennessee Heat.  The game will also be at Boyd Christian School in McMinnville