Lions and Lionettes Play For Championships Wednesday

The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes basketball teams continue to impress the state of Florida as both teams have rolled into the championship games of their respective brackets of the Marlin Christmas Classic .  The Lionettes had no problem with Archbishop Tuesday afternoon winning 48-32.  Autumn King scored 17 to lead the Lionettes while Kendra Maynard had yet another outstanding performance with 16 points.  The Lionettes will play in the championship game Wednesday night at 6:00.  The battle of the Lions wasn’t much of a battle as the Cannon County Lions took control early in the game and never looked back as they beat the Columbia Lions 64-54.  Jacob Nave continued his bid for tournament MVP with 18 points while Josh Ruehlan should also be in the mix as he netted 17 in the win.  The Lions will participate in the tournament championship Wednesday night at 7:30