Posted On: 08/23/19 10:00 AM

Since the arrival of 6-foot-11 big man Moussa Cisse, Lausanne Collegiate School has been a trending topic in Tennessee.

After defending Division II-A state champ Knoxville Webb lost Davidson commit Emory Lanier to Woodward Academy, the Lynx, on paper, are now the preseason favorite to win the DII-A Boys State Championship. Cisse will be playing alongside 6-8 forward Johnathan DeJurnett. In the backcourt, Lausanne will have 6-5 combo guard Jalen Bo Montgomery, Nick Floyd and Dylan Andrews. With the talent Marvis Davis will have this upcoming season, the Lynx are the team to beat in the league, but Tipton-Rosemark Academy isn’t ready to just lay down and allow Lausanne to walk its way to a state title.

Not too many people have mentioned the Rebels in the offseason after they lost six seniors from last season’s team that finished 23-9, most notably guards Tysen Banks and Andrew Anderson. TRA’s head coach Cedric Anderson has been hearing the noise surrounding Lausanne, but feels he has a team that’s capable of making another run to Nashville, Tennessee.

“Well, it goes back to the previous two years,” Anderson said. “We weren’t highly thought of in the area or by our own district or region, so we

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