Tigers Win, Lady Tigers Fall in Close Games at Whitwell Tournament

The DeKalb County Tigers defeated Sale Creek 61 to 58 but the Lady Tigers lost to Sequatchie County 51 to 48 in the Whitwell Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament Wednesday.

The Tigers trailed 19 to 12 after the first period but fought to a 33 all tie by half time. DeKalb County grabbed a 47 to 44 lead by the end of the third period and went on to win 61 to 58.

Ethan Roller had 26 points. Justin Bone 12. Steven Jennings 10. Kaleb Ferrell 9 and Eli Lomas and Austin Frazier each scored 2.

The Lady Tigers trailed 18 to 10 after the first period and 32 to 27 at halftime. DeKalb County was down 41 to 38 after the third period and lost the game 51 to 48.

Ashley Barnes led the team with 16 points. Loren Cripps scored 12. Paige Winningham had 10. McKenzie Poteete 5, Morgan Pedigo 3, and Raye Baker with 2.

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