The DeKalb County High School Basketball teams will make their debut in the District 8AA Tournament Thursday night, February 13 at White County High School in Sparta.
The Lady Tigers, the sixth seed in the tournament, will face Murfreesboro Central Magnet, the third seed, at 6:00 p.m. followed at 7:30 p.m. by the Tigers game with Cannon County. The DeKalb County boys are seeded sixth in the tournament while the Lions of Cannon County are the third seed. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
In other district tournament matchups, the Cannon County girls, the top seed, will meet York Institute, the eighth seed at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday night, February 11. In the boys game, Livingston Academy, also the number one seed, will face Murfreesboro Central Magnet, seeded eighth at 7:30 p.m.
On Wednesday night, February 12, the Livingston Academy girls, seeded second, will take on Macon County, the seventh seed, at 6:00 p.m. followed at 7:30 p.m. by the boys game between Upperman, the second seed, versus Smith County, seeded seventh.
The Smith County girls, seeded fourth, will meet Upperman, the fifth seed, on Friday, February 14 at 6:00 p.m. followed at 7:30 p.m. by a boys matchup between Macon County, the fourth seed, and York Institute, seeded fifth.
The girls semi-finals will be Saturday, February 15 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. The tournament consolation game will be Monday, February 17 at 6:00 p.m. followed by the championship contest at 7:30 p.m.
The boys semi-finals will be Saturday, February 15 at 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The tournament consolation game will be Tuesday, February 18 at 6:00 p.m. followed by the championship contest at 7:30 p.m.