Tigers Get Big Win Over White County, Lady Tigers Lose in Overtime

The DeKalb County Tigers knocked off the White County Warriors 63 to 36 while the Lady Tigers took the Warriorettes to overtime before losing 54 to 52 Saturday night in Smithville.

In the girls game DeKalb County trailed 17 to 9 after the first period but outscored White County 14 to 12 in the second quarter to trim the Warriorettes lead to 29 to 23 by halftime. DC drew even closer in the third period outscoring the visitors 8 to 6 to trail 35 to 31 going into the fourth period. The Lady Tigers outscored White County 14 to 10 in the fourth for a 45 all tie by the end of regulation. In the overtime, White County edged DC 9 to 7 and won 54 to 52

Chelsea Lewis scored 16 for the Lady Tigers. Loren Cripps had 13. Alex Meadows 12, Danielle Tyson 6, and Raye Baker with 5.

In the boys game, the White County led 11 to 9 after the first period but the game was tied by halftime at 24 all as DC outscored the Warriors 15 to 13 in the second quarter. The Tigers had a strong third period, outscoring White County 22 to 6 to take a 46 to 30 advantage by the end of the quarter. The Tigers dominated the fourth quarter, outscoring the Warriors 17 to 6 and won 63 to 36.

Sonni Young led the Tigers in scoring with 19 points. Stephen Howell had 13, Will Molander 9, Ethan Roller and Eli Lomas each with 5, Lucas Phillips 4, Aaron Patterson and Zach Vincent each had 3, and Braxton Atnip with 2.

DeKalb County will host Central Magnet Tuesday night, January 10 starting with the girls game at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.

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