Lady Tigers claim third win of season

December 13, 2007

Cynthia Woodward scored 13 points to lead the DeKalb County Lady Tiger basketball team to a 41-31 win at Watertown, Thursday night. The win was the Lady Tigers' second over the Purple Tigerettes in a five-day span, and was their third overall on the season.

Watertown scored the first five points of the game, and led DeKalb, 13-10, at the end of the opening period. The Lady Tigers held Watertown to just two points in the second period, and rallied for a 24-15 lead at the half. The lead hit double figures in the third period, and a 9-8 advantage for the Lady Tigers gave the Black and Gold a 33-23 lead through three. Each team closed out the game with eight points in the fourth period.

Kristina Stephens added 11 points for the Lady Tigers, who improved to 3-5 on the season.

In the nightcap, the Tigers had no trouble putting away the Purple Tigers for the second time in five days. Zack Rowland, who had a season high 20 points in Saturday's win over Watertown, led four Tigers in double figures with 16 points, as the DC boys routed the Purple Tigers, 67-50.

Watertown scored the first basket of the game, but a 15-0 Tiger run followed. By the end of the first period, the DC lead was 23-12. DeKalb's lead was 34-22 at the half, and 54-34 by the end of the third period. The Purple Tigers earned a 16-13 fourth period advantage, but DeKalb County ran away with the win.

Hunter Stewart added 15 points for the Tigers, John Malone tallied 14, while Travis Woodward tossed in 10. John Kniesel led Watertown with 15 points.

The Tigers even their record at 4-4 on the season.

DeKalb County will take a week off, then return to action Thursday night, December 20th, at Gordonsville. Game time will be 6:00 p.m.

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