STUNG: Upperman Sweeps Cannon County
Saturday, January 16, 2010 10:08 pm.
Upperman had the upper hand from the beginning against the Lionettes, as the Lady Bees flew out to a 21-7 advantage at the end of the first quarter. Cannon County battled back to pull within 10 at the half, 31-21, and narrowed the margin even more at the end of three, 42-34.
However, in the fourth quarter, Upperman held Cannon County to just three points and went on to notch a 59-37 triumph. The loss makes the Lionettes 16-1 on the season, 4-1 in District 8-AA.
SCORING: Lauren Ruehlen 13 points (7 rebounds); Ashley Campbell 9; Taylor King 7; Emily Sissom 3; Shelby Jordan 3; Chelsey Payne 2,
The Lions fared no better, dropping their second district contest in as many nights.
The Bees led 12-8 at the end of the initial stanza, and 24-19 at the half. The Lions fell behind further in the third period, trailing 40-32 entering the final period, and Upperman went on to take a 60-49 win.
SCORING: Justin Davenport 17 points; Jared Nave 14 points (10 rebounds); Cody Ruehlen 9; Colin Jones 5; T.J. Mitchell 3; Brian Cripps 1.
Cannon County's teams will attempt to get back in the win column Tuesday night when they play host to Bledsoe County.