The DeKalb County Tigers came up a little short in their game with the Bledsoe County Warriors Friday afternoon in the Cannon County Thanksgiving Classic. The final score was 56 to 54.
It was the first loss of the young basketball season for the Tigers and it came against a team they had beaten just a week ago at Pikeville 66 to 47.
The Tigers trailed 14 to 8 after the first quarter but outscored the Warriors in the second period and by halftime, the game was tied at 27. DeKalb County grabbed a five point lead at 44 to 39 going into the fourth period, but the Warriors came back to take the lead and won 56 to 54.
Abram Edwards and Hunter Poteete were each in double figures, Edwards with 11 and Poteete 10. Destry Wiggins and Seth Willoughby each had eight points. Cody Puckett and Sonni Young each scored 6, Payne Denman with 3, and Zach Neal had 2 points.