The season came to a close for the DeKalb County Tigers Friday night with a 59 to 54 loss to Macon County in the District 8 AA basketball tournament at Cookeville High School
The curtain came down on the season for the DCHS Lady Tigers Thursday night with a 66 to 41 loss to Upperman on the first night of the District 8 AA basketball tournament at Cookeville High School.
The Lady Bees opened up a 23 to 10 lead after the first period and led 40 to 19 at halftime. Upperman led 53 to 31 after the third period and went on to win 66 to 41.
The DCHS basketball teams closed out the regular season winning at home over Boyd Christian Monday night. The Lady Tigers won 60 to 39 while the Tigers prevailed 54 to 52.
In the girls game, DC led 11 to 8 after the first period, 30 to 20 at halftime, and 48 to 24 after the third period before winning 60 to 39.
The DeKalb County High School basketball teams played their last games of the regular season away from home Saturday night and won at Gordonsville.
The Lady Tigers were 54 to 38 winners and DC edged the home standing Tigers 53 to 52 in the boys game.
The DCHS Lady Tigers will face Upperman in the District Basketball Tournament at Cookeville High School on Thursday night, February 12 at 8:30 p.m. The winner will take on either Central Magnet or Macon County on Saturday. Upperman is a two seed in the tournament while the Lady Tigers are a seven seed.
The DeKalb High School Basketball Teams hosted Cannon County Thursday night and dropped both games, losing 52 to 42 in the girls contest and 50 to 41 in the boys matchup.
A former DCHS basketball coach and five former players will be honored Thursday night, February 5th between games as the Tigers and Lady Tigers host Cannon County.
Long time boys and girls coach Harold Luna and former Lady Tigers (Tigerettes) Betty Carol Fite, Mary Ann Puckett, and Cynthia Woodward will be recognized along with former Tigers Danny Foutch and Kevin James.
The DeKalb County Tigers snapped a six game losing streak Tuesday night by beating Central Magnet at home 54 to 40, their first win since beating Central Magnet on the road last month.
The Lady Tigers lost 54 to 28.
In the boys game, the Tigers led 21 to 15 after the first period, 35 to 18 at halftime, and 42 to 28 after the third period before winning 54 to 40.
The DCHS Lady Tigers defeated the Smith County Owlettes Friday night at Carthage 56 to 48 while the Tigers came up a bucket short, losing to the Owls 51 to 49.
In the girls game, DC led 17 to 7 after the first period, 34 to 20 at halftime, and 38 to 33 after the third period before winning 56 to 48.
After winning back to back games last week, the DeKalb County Lady Tigers lost at home to Macon County Tuesday night, 54 to 43.
The Tigers' slide continues with a 94 to 55 loss to Macon County, their fifth straight defeat.
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