Lionettes Shoot To Sonic Tournemant Title
Thursday, December 31, 2009 3:23 am.
Cannon Co. fell behind early in the quarter, but fought back to tie the score at the 5:40 mark, 4-4. The Lionettes took the lead with Ashley Campbell hitting two foul shots and ended the quarter with a Chelsey Payne basket, giving Cannon a 13-6 lead.
The Lionettes extended their lead to 10, but a 3-point basket by White County cut the lead to 23-16 at the half. Cannon continued to build their lead in the third. With 1:25 remaining, the Lionettes led by 13, but a second 3-point buzzer shot by White County cut the lead to 37-27.
With five players putting points on the board in the fourth quarter, the Lionettes pulled out to a 62-47 victory, winning first place in the Sonic Shootout.
Their record now stands at 13-0, 2-0 district.
SCORING: Taylor King 16 points; Emily Sissom 14; Ashley Campbell 12 points, 11 rebounds; Lauren Ruehlen 7; Chelsey Payne 7; Erica Melton 4; Shelby Jordan 2.