The DeKalb County Tigers' quest for a state tournament appearance fell short with a Monday night loss at Chattanooga Howard in the Class AA Sectionals. The final score was 61 to 58.
DC trailed 16 to 14 after the first period and 28 to 27 at halftime. The Tigers grabbed a 51 to 43 lead by the end of the third period but lost 61 to 58.
Sonni Fullilove led the Tigers in scoring with 24 points. Braxton Atnip had 13. Ethan Roller 9. Justin Bone 8 and Lucas Phillips had 4 points.
The season comes to a close for the Tigers with a final record of 30-7 and a regular season district championship.