Cannon County High School girls basketball player Emily Sissom signed scholarship papers at the high school Thursday morning to continue her career at Union University. Sissom averaged 17.8 points per game in 31 points games during her freshman year and 19 ppg. in 32 games during her sophomore season for the Lady Lions. She scored her 1,000th career point against Coffee Co. on Feb. 9, 2009. She was named to the District 7-AA First Team her sophomore season.Union coach Campbell announced the scholarship was worth $32,000 per year. Standing left to right back row: Steve Reece - AAU coach, Assistant Coach Katie Woodruff - Union University, Head Coach Mark Campbell - Union University, Coach Michael Dodgen - CCHS, Assistant Principal Bonnie Patterson - CCHS. Seated, from left, are Abbey Sissom, Gaylon Sissom, Emily Sissom, Suzette Sissom, Anna Grace Sissom.
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