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DCHS loses at Macon County

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.

Tigers Win at Carthage

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.

Upperman Sweeps DCHS

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.

Top Local Sports Story of 2016: DCHS Tigerettes Finish 4th in State

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.

DCHS Splits with Warren County

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.


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