Basketball coach Cedric Lane leaves Wenonah for Jackson-Olin

The path is clear for Cedric Lane to become the new basketball coach at Jackson-Olin High School.The Birmingham City School's school board approved the hire Tuesday night.Lane has been the head coach at Wenonah High School the past decade and led the Dragons to the Final 48 in four of the last five seasons. Wenonah's quest at four consecutive Class 5A Championships was derailed by Athens in the Northwest Regional last February.The Wenonah basketball website listed Lane's record as 210-78 before the 2013-2014 season. The Dragons finished 26-8 last season which would improve Lane's coaching record to 236-86 and a winning percentage of .732.