Tigers Get Homecoming Win against White County

The DeKalb County Tigers enjoyed a homecoming win over the White County Warriors 34 to 14 Friday night in Smithville.

The win improves the Tiger record to 3-1 on the season.

DeKalb County got on the board with 5:32 left in the first quarter on a one yard touchdown run by Tyler Weatherby. The P.A.T by Zack Taylor was good and the Tigers led 7-0.

White County evened the score with three minutes left in the first period on a one yard touchdown run by Aaron Murray. Conor Sparkman converted on the P.A.T. and the game was tied at 7-7. That was the score at the end of the first quarter.

The Warriors took the lead with 4:50 to go in the second period on a 30 yard touchdown run by Jordan Armstrong. Sparkman converted on the P.A.T. and White County led 14 to 7.

DeKalb County scored with 1:07 left in the second period on a 26 yard touchdown pass play from Quarterback Hunter Poteete to Abram Edwards. The P.A.T. by Zack Taylor was good and the game was tied at 14-14. That was the halftime score.

The Tigers got a turnover in the third quarter which led to points a few plays later. Kevin Kijanski took it in on a one yard touchdown run with 7:07 left in the third period. Taylor converted the P.A.T and DeKalb County led 21 to 14. That was the score at the end of the third quarter.

DeKalb County's Matt Giles caught an 18 yard touchdown pass from Quarterback Hunter Poteete with 8:54 to go in the fourth period. Taylor's P.A.T. attempt was no good, but the Tigers built their lead to 27 to 14.

The final score came with 1:41 left in the game as Tyler Weatherby caught a pass from Quarterback Hunter Poteete covering 34 yards for the touchdown. Taylor converted on the P.A.T. and DeKalb County led 34 to 14.

DeKalb County will travel to Carthage next Friday night to take on the Smith County Owls. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.

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