Anderson County High School junior Makenzie Cann has been named Eighth Region Player of the Year in voting by the region's coaches.
Cann barely edged her teammate, Eriel McKee, another junior, who was second in the voting.
A 6-foot-1 guard, Cann is averaging 15.5 points, 4.5 assists and 4 rebounds a game for the second-ranked Lady Bearcats. She has scholarship offers from several Division I schools.
Cann is the first girls' player from Anderson County to be named the region's top player in a season.