Livingston edges Cannon girls

Livingston edges Cannon girls

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Livingston edges Cannon girls

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Livingston Academy’s Kailey Winningham hit a layup with 10 seconds left to give the Lady Wildcats a 32-31 win over Cannon County in the Region 4-AA championship at Cookeville High.

The loss sends the sixth-ranked Lionettes (27-6) on the road to third-ranked McMinn Central (29-3) in a Class AA sectional on Saturday. McMinn Central has won 15 straight games. Eighth-ranked Livingston Academy hosts East Hamilton.

Two-time Miss Basketball finalist Abbey Sissom led Cannon County with 11 points. Madison Walkup added six points and Abby Jakes had five.

Winningham led all scorers with 14 points. Marlee Sells added six.

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