Lions Advance In Shootout…Girls Hit Washington D.C. All Games Will Be Broadcast Over WBRY

The Cannon County Lionettes Girls High School Basketball Team made it safe and sound to Washington D.C.  Northern Virginia area and will participate in one of the premier holiday tournaments in  high school basketball at the Westfield High School Bulldog Bash.  Teams from Tennessee, Florida, Virginia and of course Washington D.C. have been invited to participate.  The first round opponent for Cannon County is one that doesn’t have blemish on their record.  The West Springfield Lady Spartans are 7-0 entering the contest.  Although three seniors on the team are injured and will not play today, the roster is loaded with other senior talent.  Game time will be at 9:45 CST this morning.  WBRY-AM-1540/FM96.7 will have the live broadcast of this game.  We will also stream the game through our website at and you can listen to the broadcast through your smart phone or tablet via Tune In Radio app at WBRY.  Gaylon Sissom will handle the broadcast duties throughout the tournament The Cannon County Lions Boys High School Basketball Team didn’t start the first day of action of the Sonic Shootout in Sparta with much of a shootout, but they did enough to get by their first round opponent Franklin County to advance to the second round in the winner’s bracket.  The Lions got 14 points from Cory Henley including 9 in the second half to help the Lions hold off Franklin County 65-59.  The Lions led by as many as 14 before Franklin County came back but the Rebels may have given up too early as they let the Lions melt the clock in the final minute to get the win.  Josh Reuhlan added 11 in the win for the Lions who are now 15-2.  The Cannon County Lions return back to White County High School for a second round matchup against the Riverdale Warriors.  The Murfreesboro team is 8-4 and beat Chattanooga Howard 71-43 in a later game in the Shootout Tournament.  Game time is slated for 1:30.  WBRY AM-1540/FM96.7 will carry the broadcast live.  We will also stream the game on and through Tune In Radio App at WBRY