The DeKalb County Tigers came close to knocking off the Sequatchie County Indians Tuesday night but their hopes of making it to the Region Finals fizzled with a 74 to 70 loss in the semi-finals at Sparta.
DC trailed 11 to 8 after the first period and 29 to 20 at halftime, as the Tigers were outscored 18 to 12 in the second period. The Tigers edged the Indians 22 to 21 in the third period and trailed 50 to 42 after three and drew closer in the fourth quarter, outscoring Sequatchie County 28 to 24 but lost 74 to 70.
Sonni Young finished with 27 points. Stephen Howell had 17. Lucas Phillips 11. Braxton Atnip 10. and Will Molander with 5.
The Tigers finish the season at 26-7.