The DeKalb County High School Lady Tigers won their first game of the Watertown Christmas Tournament Tuesday beating Cheatham County 45 to 34. The Tigers lost to Cheatham County 61 to 56, sending them to the consolation game today (Wednesday).
In the girls game, the Lady Tigers trailed 15 to 7 after the first period but outscored the Lady Cubs 14 to 9 in the second period to cut Cheatham County's lead to 24 to 21 by halftime. DC grabbed a 30 to 26 lead by the end of the third period, outscoring the Lady Cubs 9 to 2. DeKalb County went on to win 45 to 34 after outscoring Cheatham County 15 to 8 in the fourth period.
Alex Meadows led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 15 points. Abbey Caldwell scored 9. Ashley Barnes 7. Chelsea Lewis and Danielle Tyson each scored 5 and Loren Cripps added 4 points.
In the boys game, Cheatham County led 18 to 11 after the first period but the Tigers climbed on top 34 to 32 by halftime, outscoring the Cubs 23 to 14 in the second period. The teams played to a 14 all tie in the third quarter and DC led 48 to 46 going into the fourth period. Cheatham County outscored the Tigers 15 to 8 in the fourth period and won 61 to 56.
Stephen Howell scored 23 to lead the Tigers in scoring. Sonni Young had 17. Braxton Atnip and Braxton Howell each scored 10, and Eli Lomas had 2.
The Lady Tigers will play at 7:00 p.m. tonight (Wednesday) against either Watertown or Monterey in the winners bracket while the Tigers will face either Monterey or Watertown at 2:30 p.m. in the consolation game. WJLE will have Live coverage of both games.
The DeKalb County Tigers and Lady Tigers defeated Monterey Thursday night in Smithville, completing a season series sweep of the Wildcats and Lady Cats.
In the girls game, DC won 44 to 39 while the Tigers, in the nightcap, tamed the Wildcats 79 to 36.
The Lady Tigers led 16 to 8 after the first period, 21 to 14 at halftime, and 34 to 23 after the third period, before winning 44 to 39. Monterey outscored DC 6 to 5 in the second period and 16 to 10 in the fourth but the Lady Tigers edged the Lady Wildcats 13 to 9 in the third quarter.
Chelsea Lewis led DC in scoring with 18 points. Alex Meadows scored 10. Ashley Barnes and Abbey Caldwell each had 5, Danielle Tyson 4, and Loren Cripps with 2.
In the boys game, the Tigers led 13 to 10 after the first period, 36 to 17 at halftime and went on to win easily 79 to 36.
Sonni Young led the Tigers in scoring with 16, Ethan Roller 10, Stephen Howell 8, Aaron Patterson 7, Eli Lomas 7, Dylan Young and Lucas Phillips each with 6, Zach Vincent and Braxton Atnip each with 5, Justin Bone, Braxton Howell, Jordan Taylor each with 3 points, and Will Molander with 1
DeKalb County will participate in the Watertown Christmas Tournament December 27-29.
The DeKalb County Tigers improved to 8-2 overall and 3-1 in district play with a 51 to 45 victory at Cannon County Tuesday night. The Lady Tigers, meanwhile, remain winless in the district at 0-4 and drop to 5-5 overall with a 64 to 33 loss to the Lionettes.
DC trailed 18 to 4 after the first quarter of the girls game and found themselves behind 30 to 6 by halftime, being outscored 12 to 2 in the second period. Cannon County outscored DC in the third period 16 to 9 to take a 46 to 15 lead into the fourth quarter. Each team scored 18 in the fourth period and the Lionettes prevailed 64 to 33.
For the Lady Tigers, Chelsea Lewis scored 8. Loren Cripps had 5. Ashley Barnes and Raye Baker each had four points, Samantha Sircy and Alex Meadows each scored 3, and Abbey Caldwell, Sarah Edwards, and Danielle Tyson each had 2 points.
Stephen Howell and Sonni Young shared high scoring honors with 17 points each as the Tigers defeated their border rivals 51 to 45 at Woodbury. Lucas Phillips had 11, Braxton Atnip 4, and Will Molander scored 2.
Cannon County led 14 to 10 after the first period but the Tigers outscored the Lions 10 to 6 in the second period and the game was tied at 20 to 20 by halftime. DC outscored Cannon County 16 to 12 in the third period and led 36 to 32 after three and went on to win 51 to 45, outscoring the Lions 15 to 13 in the fourth quarter.
DCHS will host Monterey on Thursday night, December 15 starting with the girls game at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
Stephen Howell racked up 26 points and helped lead the Tigers to a 68 to 60 victory over their district rivals the Smith County Owls Friday night in Smithville.
Howell was one of two players in double figures for DC. The other was Sonni Young who had 18. Rounding out the scoring was Ethan Roller with 3, Eli Lomas 7, Andrew Atnip 6, Braxton Atnip 4 and Will Molander 4. and Lucas Phillips 3
DC led 24 to 16 after the first period and 47 to 37 at halftime, outscoring the Owls 23 to 21 in the second period. The Tigers outscored Smith County 10 to 5 in the third and led 57 to 42 after three. Smith County outpaced the Tigers in the fourth quarter 18 to 11 but DC won by eight, 68 to 60.
The Lady Tigers lost to Smith County in the first game of the night, 53 to 38.
DC fell behind 15 to 10 after the first period and trailed 32 to 23 at halftime, being outscored 17 to 13 in the second period. The Lady Tigers outscored Smith County 6 to 4 in the third quarter but trailed 36 to 29 after three. Smith County pulled away in the fourth period, outscoring DC 17 to 9 to win 53 to 38.
Chelsea Lewis had 11 for the Lady Tigers. Ashley Barnes 6, Abbey Caldwell and Danielle Tyson each with 5. Alex Meadows and Raye Baker each with 4 and Loren Cripps with 3.
DeKalb County travels to Cannon County Tuesday night, December 13. WJLE will have LIVE coverage starting with the girls game at 6:00 p.m.
The DCHS basketball teams dropped a pair of district games to Livingston Academy Tuesday night in Smithville. The Lady Tigers lost 70 to 58 and the Tigers fell 64 to 49.
For the girls, Livingston Academy led 19 to 8 after the first period and 34 to 18 at halftime, outscoring DC 15 to 10 in the second period. The Lady Wildcats won the third quarter 21 to 16 and led 55 to 34 heading into the final period. From there the Lady Tigers outscored their district foes 24 to 15 but lost 70 to 58.
Alex Meadows led the Lady Tiger attack with 18 points followed by Chelsea Lewis with 16, Ashley Barnes 8, Abbey Caldwell, Raye Baker, and Loren Cripps each with 3, and Lydia Foutch and Danielle Tyson each with 2.
In the boys game Livingston Academy led 13 to 9 after the first period but fell behind 25 to 23 by halftime as the Tigers outscored the Wildcats 16 to 10 in the second period. Livingston Academy regained the lead in the third period, outscoring the Tigers 20 to 6 for a 43 to 31 advantage as the game entered the fourth quarter. The Wildcats went on to win 64 to 49, outscoring DC 21 to 18 in the final period.
Braxton Atnip had 14 for the Tigers followed by Stephen Howell with 13, Sonni Young 8, Ethan Roller and Eli Lomas each with 3 points and Zach Vincent, Braxton Howell, Will Molander, and Lucas Phillips each with 2 points.
DeKalb County will host Smith County Friday night in Smithville. Action begins with the girls game at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The Lady Tigers dropped their district opener at York Institute Friday night 64 to 53 but the Tigers notched a 53 to 42 win over the Dragons.
DC trailed 22 to 8 after the first quarter in the girls game but outscored the Lady Dragons in the second period 16 to 14 to cut the deficit to 36 to 24 by halftime. York Institute's lead got even smaller, 47 to 39, by the close of the third quarter as DC outscored the Lady Dragons 15 to 11 in the period. DC continued to battle in the fourth quarter but could not catch up. The Lady Tigers were outscored 17 to 14 and lost 64 to 53.
Chelsea Lewis scored 15 points and Alex Meadows had 13 to lead DeKalb County in scoring. Abbey Caldwell had 8, Loren Cripps 7, Ashley Barnes 6, and Danielle Tyson and Raye Baker each had 2 points.
The Tigers trailed the Dragons 14 to 7 after the first period but grabbed a 21 to 19 lead by halftime, outgunning their district foes 14 to 5 in the second period. The Tigers outscored the Dragons 19 to 8 in the third period and led 40 to 27 after three. York Institute edged DC 15 to 13 in the fourth but the Tigers won 53 to 42.
Sonni Young had the hot hand for the Tigers with 19 points followed by Ethan Roller with 11, Braxton Atnip 9, Stephen Howell 8, Will Molander 3, Andrew Atnip 2, and Lucas Phillips with 1 points.
DeKalb County will host Livingston Academy Tuesday night, December 6 in Smithville starting with the girls game at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The DCHS basketball teams split with the visiting Webb Feet of Bell Buckle Tuesday night in Smithville with the Tigers winning 55 to 21 and the Lady Tigers falling 57 to 51.
In the girls game, DC trailed 10 to 9 after the first period and 24 to 17 at halftime, being outscored 14 to 8 in the second period. Webb outscored DC 13 to 10 in the third quarter and led 37 to 27. The Lady Tigers drew closer in the fourth quarter, outscoring Webb 24 to 20 but fell short, losing 57 to 51.
Alex Meadows and Chelsea Lewis shared high scoring honors for DC with 16 points each. Danielle Tyson scored 7, Lydia Foutch 6, Abbey Caldwell 3, Raye Baker 2, and Loren Cripps with 1 point.
The Tigers stomped the Feet in their game, winning 55 to 21.
DC led 16 to 5 after the first period and 36 to 11 at halftime, outscoring Webb 20 to 6 in the second period. DC continued its dominance in the third period, outscoring the Feet 13 to 4 to take a 49 to 15 advantage into the fourth period. From there, the Tigers cruised to a 55 to 21 win, as each team scored six points in the final period.
Sonni Young led the Tigers in scoring with 14 points followed by Stephen Howell with 11, Braxton Howell 7, Braxton Atnip 6, Ethan Roller and Eli Lomas each with 3, Aaron Patterson, Justin Bone, Zach Vincent, Andrew Atnip, and Lucas Phillips each with 2 points and Will Molander with 1.
DeKalb County will open district play at York Institute Friday night, December 2 starting with the girls game at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The DCHS basketball teams picked up a pair of road wins Friday night at Monterey.
The Lady Tigers ran their record to 5-0 with a 61 to 58 victory over the Lady Wildcats while the Tigers went to 4-1 with a 73 to 50 win over their opponents.
The DC girls led 10 to 2 after the first period and 28 to 22 at halftime, though they were outscored 20 to 18 in the second period. The Lady Wildcats edged DC 14 to 13 in the third period and trailed 41 to 36. The Lady Tigers were outscored in the fourth period 22 to 20 but had enough to win by three, 61 to 58.
Chelsea Lewis had 20 points for the Lady Tigers. Raye Baker scored 16, Alex Meadows 10, Abbey Caldwell 7, Loren Cripps 5, and Lydia Foutch with 3.
The Tigers led throughout, outscoring Monterey 23 to 16 in the first quarter. Each team scored 12 points in the second period and DC led at halftime 35 to 28. The Tigers outscored the Wildcats 19 to 8 in the third period to take a 54 to 36 lead into the fourth quarter. DC went on to win 73 to 50, outscoring Monterey 19 to 14 in the fourth period.
Braxton Atnip scored 16. Stephen Howell 12. Will Molander 11, Ethan Roller 9, Sonni Young 6, Andrew Atnip 4, Braxton Howell 3, Lucas Phillips 3, Eli Lomas, Justin Bone, Zach Vincent, and Austin Frazier each with 2, and Dylan Young with 1.
DeKalb County will host Webb Tuesday night, November 29 and open district play at York Institute on Friday, December 2.
The DeKalb County Lady Tigers knocked off the Warren County Lady Pioneers Tuesday night in McMinnville 55 to 50 but the Tigers fell in overtime 66 to 53.
In the girls game DC trailed 13 to 11 after the first period but outscored the Lady Pioneers 15 to 13 in the second quarter to tie the game at 26 all by half time. Warren County was back on top 37 to 33 after the third quarter, outscoring DC 11 to 7. The Lady Tigers pulled ahead in the fourth quarter, outscoring Warren County 22 to 13 to get the 55 to 50 win.
Chelsea Lewis led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 17 points followed by Alex Meadows with 12, Loren Cripps 9, Abbey Caldwell 8, Danielle Tyson 5, Lydia Foutch 2, and Ray Baker 2.
For the boys, the Tigers jumped out to a 17 to 6 lead in the first period and held a 27 to 20 advantage by halftime, though they were outscored in the second period 14 to 10. The Pioneers drew closer in the third period, outscoring the Tigers 13 to 10 and trailed 37 to 33. Warren County got even closer in the fourth period, outgunning DC 13 to 9 and the game was tied at 46 by the end of regulation. In fact, the Pioneers were leading late but the Tigers hit a three pointer to send the game to overtime. But in the extra session, Warren County outpaced the Tigers 20 to 7 and won the game 66 to 53.
Stephen Howell had 25 points for the Tigers. Eli Lomas scored 7, Sonni Young 6, Andrew Atnip 6, Braxton Howell 4, Braxton Atnip 3, and Zach Vincent and Ethan Roller each with 1 point.
DeKalb County will be at Monterey Friday night. The girls game tips off at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage of both games.
The DCHS Tigers and Lady Tigers defeated Gabriel Christian in the Hall of Fame Play Day Saturday in Smithville.
The Lady Tigers won easily 79 to 17 while the Tigers edged the visitors 69 to 67
The girls game was never in doubt as the Lady Tigers led 27 to 0 after the first period and 43 to 4 at halftime. DC held a 62 to 13 lead after the third period and went on to win 79 to 17
Scoring for the Lady Tigers were Alex Meadows with 15, Raye Baker 12, Chelsea Cantrell 11, Chelsea Lewis and Abbey Caldwell each with 9, Haley Hale 5, Ashley Barnes 4, Kayna Caplinger 3, and Danielle Tyson and Samantha Sircy each with 2.
In the boys meeting with Gabriel Christian, the Tigers led 17 to 11 after the first period and 38 to 29 at halftime, outscoring the visitors 21 to 18 in the second quarter. DC led 50 to 44 after the third period, though Gabriel Christian outscored them 15 to 12. The Tigers were outpaced in the fourth quarter 23 to 19 but hung on to win 69 to 67.
Braxton Atnip led the Tigers with 25 points followed by Sonni Young with 15, Stephen Howell 8, Eli Lomas and Dylan Young each with 6, Braxton Howell 5, and Andrew Atnip 4
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