Back On Track: Cannon County Sweeps Bledsoe
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Cannon County's Colin Jones soars to the hoop during action against Bledsoe County Tuesday.
Following a pair of home losses Saturday night, Cannon County's basketball teams rebounded Tuesday night to take a pair of home court wins over Bledsoe County.

Cannon County's girls (17-1) bounced back from their only loss of the season in a big way against the Lady warriors.

The Lionettes, who fell to District 8-AA rival Upperman Saturday, got back on a winning track with a 40-point victory over visiting Bledsoe County, 71-31.

Cannon County scored 21 points in the opening period and added another 20 in the second quarter to grab a 41-23 halftime lead. The Lionettes really poured it on in the third, outscoring Bledsoe County 24-7 to lead 65-30 heading into the final period.

SCORING: Taylor King 20 points; Emily Sissom 13; Ashley Campbell 10; Chelsey Payne 9; Lauren Ruehlen 8; Shelby Jordan 4; Erica Melton 3; Ashley Basham 2; Abby Jakes 2.

In boys action, four Lions scored in double figures as Cannon County (12-6) blasted Bledsoe County by 30 points, 79-49.

The Lions raced out to a 22-13 lead at the end of one and maintained the scoring edge at the half, 37-27. Cannon County started to put the visitors away in the third period, outscoring the Warriors 20-10.

SCORING: Cody Ruehlen 15 points; Justin Davenport 13; Ethan Womack 12; Jared Nave 12; Colin Jones 7; T.J. Mitchell 6; Brian Cripps 4; Jarrett Melton 3; Matthew Turney 2; Terry Koen 2; Alex Davenport 2; Brad Hutchins 1.

Cannon County begins a four-game road schedule Friday night in Jamestown against York Institute.

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