Offensive, defensive, and kicking standout Zach Taylor, a senior, was named Most Valuable Player of the 2011 DeKalb County High School Football Team during the annual Awards Banquet held Saturday night at the Smithville First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center building. The awards were sponsored by Liberty State Bank
The Tigers won in a blow out 68 to 40 but the Lady Tigers lost a squeaker 42 to 41 to Warren County Tuesday night in Smithville.
Gabriel Christian took DeKalb County to overtime before falling to the Tigers 78 to 73 Saturday night in Smithville. The Lady Tigers won easily 53 to 24.
The Lady Tigers got their first district win of the season Tuesday night at home, beating Central Magnet 55 to 42. The Tigers also won 80 to 25.
The DeKalb County Tigers knocked off the White County Warriors 63 to 36 while the Lady Tigers took the Warriorettes to overtime before losing 54 to 52 Saturday night in Smithville.
In the girls game DeKalb County trailed 17 to 9 after the first period but outscored White County 14 to 12 in the second quarter to trim the Warriorettes lead to 29 to 23 by halftime. DC drew even closer in the third period outscoring the visitors 8 to 6 to trail 35 to 31 going into the fourth period. The Lady Tigers outscored White County 14 to 10 in the fourth for a 45 all tie by the end of regulation. In the overtime, White County edged DC 9 to 7 and won 54 to 52
Chelsea Lewis scored 16 for the Lady Tigers. Loren Cripps had 13. Alex Meadows 12, Danielle Tyson 6, and Raye Baker with 5.
The DeKalb County Tigers and Lady Tigers dropped their district games to the Upperman Bees Friday night at Baxter with the girls falling 50 to 18 and the boys suffering a 63 to 35 setback.
The DeKalb County Tigers finished in fifth place in the Watertown Christmas Tournament Thursday with a 61 to 33 win over the Davidson Academy Bears. The Lady Tigers meanwhile ended up in fourth place after losing to the Cascade Lady Champions 45 to 38.
The Lady Tigers came up short against the Watertown Tigerettes in the Christmas Tournament at Watertown Wednesday night, losing 43 to 35.
Sonni Young's buzzer beating three pointer gave the Tigers a 61 to 58 overtime win over the Monterey Wildcats Wednesday afternoon in the Watertown Christmas Tournament. The Tigers, who lost Tuesday to Cheatham County in the tournament, will face Davidson Academy in the consolation bracket Thursday at 2:30 p.m.
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).