The DCHS Lady Tigers battled Central Magnet into overtime at Murfreesboro Friday night but lost 52 to 44. The Tigers were blown out 70 to 38.
The DCHS basketball teams dropped both games at Macon County Tuesday night. The Lady Tigers lost 61 to 36 and the Tigers suffered a 63 to 41 defeat.
In the girls game, the Lady Tigers trailed 14 to 10 after the 1st period, 34 to 19 at halftime, and 44 to 30 after the 3rd period before falling 61 to 36.
Talented DCHS Quarterback Steven Jennings, a senior, was named Most Valuable Player of the 2016 Tiger Football Team during the annual Awards Banquet held Saturday night at the Smithville First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center building.
The DeKalb County Tigers defeated the Smith County Owls at Carthage Friday night 73 to 63 while the Lady Tigers lost 62 to 51.
In the boys game, DeKalb County led 24 to 13 after the 1st period and 39 to 27 at halftime. They fell behind 50 to 46 by the end of the 3rd period but rallied to win 73 to 63.
The Upperman Bees and ladies came to town Tuesday night and left with a pair of wins over the DCHS basketball teams.
The Lady Bees won 62 to 38 while the Bees took down the Tigers 75 to 48.
In the girls game, Upperman led 9 to 7 after the 1st period, 26 to 19 at halftime, and 42 to 21 after the 3rd period before winning 62 to 38.
DCHS Basketball Schedule
Tuesday, January 10: Upperman (Smithville): 6:00 p.m.
Friday, January 13: Smith County (Carthage): 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 17: Macon County (Lafayette): 6:00 p.m.
Friday, January 20: Central Magnet (Murfreesboro): 6:00 p.m.
The DCHS Lady Tigers defeated Trousdale County 45 to 42 Thursday night in Smithville to improve their overall record to 8-5. The Tigers game was cancelled apparently due to the threat of wintry weather.
The Lady Tigers led 15-8 after the 1st period, 25 to 18 at halftime, and 28 to 24 after the 3rd period before going on to win 45 to 42.
A final four finish for the DCHS Tigerettes in the TSSAA Class AA Girls Softball Tournament at Murfreesboro in May topped the year in DeKalb County sports.
After winning the regular district season, district tournament and region tournament, the Tigerettes advanced to the state tourney, finishing in 4th place to conclude the season with a record of 35-6-1.
The DCHS basketball teams hosted their border rivals from Warren County Thursday night with the Lady Tigers winning 43 to 35 while the Tigers lost 60 to 50.
In the girls game, DeKalb County led 14 to 8 after the 1st period. The game was tied at 16 by halftime. Warren County took a 28 to 25 lead by the end of the 3rd period but the Lady Tigers rallied to win 43 to 35.
The DCHS basketball teams lost at Livingston Academy Tuesday night.
The Lady Tigers were beaten 69 to 35 and the Tigers lost 62 to 55.
In the girls game, DeKalb County trailed 17 to 9 after the 1st period, 35 to 20 at halftime, and 49 to 30 after the 3rd period before losing 69 to 35.