Area Roundup: Cannon County wins district crown on Sissom's layup

Area Roundup: Cannon County wins district crown on Sissom's layup

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Area Roundup: Cannon County wins district crown on Sissom's layup

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Cannon County’s Abbey Sissom made the game-winning layup with 13 seconds remaining to pull out a 56-54 victory over Livingston Academy in the District 8-AA championship game on Monday night.

Sissom, an MTSU signee, finished with 19 points, and Madison Walkup added 16 points. Cannon County (30-3) will host a region tournament game.

Smith Co. 66, Central Magnet 55: Ola Obi scored a team-high 22 points, and Sophie Fielder added 13 in Central Magnet’s loss in the District 8-AA consolation game. Central Magnet (20-7) still advances to the region tournament.

Smith County was led by Callie Hackett’s 35 points. She tallied a tournament record 102 points.

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