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Central High School hoops swept at Cannon County

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 at 9:00 am

Lucas Crismond

Red Raider Lucas Crismond drives to the basket Thursday night against Cannon County. (Staff photo by Derek Harryman)

The script was the same for both games, Cannon County High School used a full-court press early and often to jump out to a big lead and cruise to wins over both the Lady Raiders and Raiders Thursday night in Woodbury.

The Lady Raiders had nine turnovers in the first quarter, leading to a 15-8 lead for the Lionettes heading into the second. The home team cruised to a 15-2 lead to start the game and never looked back.

Tyger fenton led the 1-3 Lady Raiders with 11 points in the 76-42 loss while Abby Sissom paced Cannon County with 24.

The nightcap was eerily similar – the Lions used pressure to create turnovers and used a big offensive night from Cory Henely (15 points) and Garrett Mcreynolds (16) points to earn a 61-41 win.

Austin Baugh came off the bench for CHS to lead the team with 8 points followed by Wyatt Day with 6 points.

CHS travels to Warren County Monday night to take on former district rival Warren County with tipoff set for 6 p.m. The home game scheduled for Friday night (November 22) against Fayetteville High School was canceled do to the Tigers playoff football game at South Pittsburg. CHS will next play at Joe-Frank Patch Memorial Gymnasium on December 3rd as the teams open District 8-3A play again Lawrence County.

Read more in next week’s (Nov. 22) print edition of the Manchester Times. Click here to subscribe to the print and/or online edition of the Times.