Lionettes defeat McMinn Central 57-56, advances to Class AA state tournament

Lionettes defeat McMinn Central 57-56, advances to Class AA state tournament

March 2nd, 2013 by Gene Henley in Local - Breaking News

ENGLEWOOD, Tenn. - Cannon County guard Abby Jakes hit a controversial 3-pointer at the buzzer, and the Lionettes defeated McMinn Central 57-56 to advance to the Class AA state tournament.

Abbey Sissom led the Lionettes (28-6) with 17 points. Elizabeth Masengil led the Chargerettes with 19, with Sidni Williams adding 16.

For full story, read Sunday's Times Free Press.