The DeKalb County High School Tiger football team put their first loss of the season behind them Friday night, as they crushed the Cannon County Lions, 63-20, in Woodbury. The 63 points tied a team record for the most points scored in a game. The 1973 Tigers scored the same amount of points in a 63-0 defeat of Red Boiling Springs.
DeKalb stormed out to a 20-0 lead in the first quarter, as Hunter Poteete threw touchdown passes to J.J. Herriott (14 yards) and Hunter Stewart (12 yards), while Abram Edwards returned a fumble 63 yards for the third Tiger score. Zach Taylor hit two of his first three extra point attempts, as DC took the three-score advantage at the end of the quarter.
After losing their first game of the season, last Friday night, the DeKalb County High School Tiger football team has dropped out of the Associated Press Top Ten, this week. The Tigers, who were ranked #6 in last week's Class AAA poll, dropped to #11, this week, after losing to Station Camp, 51-27, in last week's Homecoming game.
The top four teams in the poll remained intact, with David Lipscomb, Knoxville Catholic, McMinn Central and Giles County holding those spots. Anderson County dropped from #5 to #7, despite winning their game last week. Marshall County jumped from #7 to #5, with Polk County taking over the #6 spot. White House, Howard and Jackson Southside round out the top ten.
The Tigers (3-1) will visit Cannon County, Friday night, at 7:00 p.m.
Payne Denman shot a 4-under-par 68, and helped lead the DeKalb County High School Tiger golf team to their second straight appearance at the State Golf Tournament, which will be played next Tuesday and Wednesday at the Old Fort Golf Course in Murfreesboro.
Denman also claimed top individual medalist honors for the second straight year. Teammate Austin Garrett, who won the District Tournament last week, finished second in the Region, with a score of 72. As a team, the Tigers shot a 308, just one stroke better than Station Camp, who had a 309, for the Region crown and the State berth.
Grant James was next in line for the Tigers with a 77, while Logan Clark shot a 91. Among the other teams at the event, Portland finished third with a 327, Macon County shot a 354m Livingston Academy tallied a 356, while Jackson County shot a 359.
The DeKalb County High School Lady Tiger soccer team blanked York Institute, 5-0, Monday evening in Smithville. The win keeps the Lady Tigers perfect in district play at 3-0. Their overall season record is 4-3.
Cynthia Woodward kicked three first half goals for the Lady Tigers, which gave the team a 3-0 lead at the intermission. Woodward scored her first goal in the eighth minute, added her second in the 12th minute, and kicked in her third goal in the 23rd minute. Alisha Chapman scored the team's fourth goal in the 10th minute of the second half, while Jessica Richards tallied the team's final score, with her goal in the 24th minute of the second half.
The Station Camp Bison Spoiled Homecoming for the sixth-ranked DeKalb County High School Tiger football team, Friday night. The Tigers scored the first 13 points of the game, but Station Camp answered with 30 unanswered points and rolled to a 51-27 win over the Black and Gold.
DeKalb County struck first on a six yard touchdown pass from Quarterback Hunter Poteete to Travon Johnson. John Curtis added the extra point to give the Tigers a 7-0 lead. DC came back on the very next drive and scored on a 26-yard pass from Poteete to Abram Edwards. The extra point attempt failed, but the Tigers had a 13-0 advantage with 3:21 left in the first quarter.
The DeKalb County High School Tiger golf team won their third straight District Tournament championship, Tuesday, at White Plains Golf Course in Cookeville. The Tigers shot a 299, which gave them a 16-stroke victory over Jackson County, who finished second with a 315.
Tiger junior, Austin Garrett, meanwhile, won the top individual medalist award, as he shot a 70 to edge teammate and defending tournament champ, Payne Denman, by a single stroke. Denman finished in second place with a 71, while Grant James claimed the third place medal with a 74. Logan Clark rounded out the Tiger team score with an 84.
Livingston Academy finished third among the teams with a 320, and will join the Tigers and the Blue Devils at the Region Tournament in Springfield, next Monday.
The Tigers improve their overall match record to 34-18 on the season.
DCHS Lady Tiger golf senior, Shay Sullivan, won the individual portion of the District 7-A/AA Golf Tournament for the third consecutive season, Monday at Ironwood Golf Course in Cookeville. Sullivan shot an 80, which gave her a seven-stroke win among individual medalists.
Meanwhile, the Lady Tiger golf team had their streak of four consecutive District Tournament crowns snapped, as the DC girls finished third. The finish, however, was good enough to qualify the team for a Region Tournament berth, next Tuesday, at The Legacy in Springfield. DeKalb County finished with a 189, which was ten strokes behind tournament champion, Monterey, who finished with a 179. Clarkrange finished in second place, with a 183. Kalli Mitchell shot a 109 to round out the team score for the Lady Tigers.
The DeKalb County High School Tiger football team moved up one spot in the latest Associated Press high school football poll. The Tigers, who had a bye last Friday night, inched up from #7 to #6 in Class 3A in the poll, which was released on Monday.
DeKalb County received 94 points in the latest poll, which put them squarely in the #6 position. Anderson County is the #5 team, with 134 points, while Marshall County is just behind the Tigers at #7, with 77 points. David Lipscomb remains Class 3A's top-ranked team for the third week in a row, while the top 5 all remained the same from last week, with Knoxville Catholic at #2, McMinn Central at #3 and Giles County at #4. Polk County, White House and Bolivar Central round out the Top Ten.
The Tigers are 3-0 on the season, with wins over Warren County, Watertown and Greenbrier. DeKalb will host Station Camp for Homecoming, this Friday night. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m. and WJLE will have live coverage.
The DeKalb County High School golf teams wrapped up their regular season, Thursday, at Sparta Country Club.
The Tigers shot a 145 against White County and Stone Memorial, to finish second on the day. The host Warriors finished with a team score of 142, while Stone Memorial posted a 160. Austin Garrett shot a 32 to lead the Tigers, while Payne Denman came in with a 35. Grant James shot a 38, while Keith Ferrell finished with a 40.
The Tiger golf team finishes the regular season with a 24-18 record.
The Lady Tigers, meanwhile, shot an 85 to finish third on the day. White County shot an 80, while Stone Memorial tallied an 83. Shay Sullivan paced the Lady Tigers with a 34, while Kalli Mitchell shot a 51.
The Lady Tiger golf team finishes the regular season with a 7-19 match record.
The DeKalb County High School Tiger golf team shot a 154 at Willowbrook Golf Course to top Cannon County and Upperman on Tuesday. The Lions and the Bees each shot a 183 as a team.
Austin Garrett shot a 36 to lead the Tigers, while Payne Denman tallied a 37. Grant James was next with a 40, while Logan Clark shot a 41.
The Lady Tigers did not compete in match play on Tuesday.
The Tigers improve to 23-17 overall on the season. The DCHS golf teams will travel to Sparta Country Club to take on White County, Thursday at 3:30 p.m., in the regular season finale. The District Tournament starts on Monday at White Plains Golf Course in Cookeville. The Lady Tigers will compete on Monday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., while the boys will play Tuesday, also beginning at 9:00 a.m.
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