Tigers Lose Heartbreaker in Overtime at Macon County

The DeKalb County Tigers battled Macon County into overtime Thursday night but the black and gold came up a bucket short, losing 54 to 52 at Lafayette. The Lady Tigers won their game 58 to 47.

In the boys game, DC trailed 15 to 9 after the first period and 24 to 20 at halftime. DeKalb County grabbed a 35 to 32 lead by the end of the third period and Ethan Roller sent the game into overtime by knocking down a three pointer at the end of regulation and then converting on a free throw. The game was tied at 47 by the end of the fourth period. Macon County outscored DeKalb 7 to 5 in the overtime session to get the win.

For the girls, DC led 12 to 9 after the first period, 23 to 21 at halftime, and 39 to 30 after the third period before winning 58 to 47.

DeKalb County wraps up the regular season at home against Warren County Saturday night starting with the girls game at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.

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