Several DeKalb County High School basketball players were recognized for All-District honors Monday at the annual District 8AA coaches' meeting.
The DeKalb County Tigers and Lady Tigers closed out the regular district season Friday night at Baxter but not the way they would have preferred losing to the Bees and Lady Bees.
The DC girls trailed from the start and lost 60 to 32 while the Tigers watched an early lead slip away from them before dropping their game 59 to 46.
The DeKalb County Lady Tigers, who led through much of the game against the Lady Dragons Friday night, watched it slip away from them in the fourth quarter as York Institute came from behind to win 60 to 53 at Jamestown.
The boys game was never in doubt as the Tigers routed the Dragons 62 to 36.
For the girls, DeKalb County led 15 to 4 after the first period and 27 to 15 at halftime, outscoring the Lady Dragons 12 to 11 in the second period. York Institute cut into the DC lead in the third quarter, outscoring the Lady Tigers 21 to 15 but DeKalb still led 42 to 36 heading into the fourth quarter. But in the final period, the Lady Dragons rallied for the lead and the win, outscoring DC 24 to 11 to grab a 60 to 53 victory.
Martha Webb led the Lady Tigers in scoring with 27 points. Mercedes Luna had 11. Alex Meadows and Chelsea Lewis each scored 5, Danielle Tyson 4, and Lydia Foutch with 1 point.
The DCHS basketball teams split with Smith County Friday night with the Tigers winning 51 to 48 and the Lady Tigers falling 49 to 38.
The DeKalb County High School basketball teams dropped a pair of district games on the road Tuesday night at Livingston Academy. The final scores were 71 to 54 in the boys game and 45 to 38 in the girls contest.
The Lady Tigers earned a non-district road win Tuesday night, beating the Lady Wildcats of Monterey in a low scoring contest, 36 to 19. The Tigers, meanwhile, won in a close game 67 to 65.
Two Lady Tigers accounted for most of the scoring for DC in the girls game, Martha Webb with 15 and Mercedes Luna with 14. Alex Meadows scored 6 and Chelsea Lewis had 1.
The DeKalb County Tigers knocked off Warren County 79 to 62 Saturday night in McMinnville but the Lady Tigers found themselves on the short end of a 53 to 41 decision.
Martha Webb, a senior, reached the 1,000 point mark in her four years as a Lady Tiger basketball player during Tuesday night's game with York Institute.
But while Webb enjoyed this personal achievement, her team fell to the Lady Dragons 61 to 50 as DC remains in quest for their first district victory of the season.
The DeKalb County Tigers and Lady Tigers got back in the win column Saturday night with wins over Watertown.
The black and gold Tigers won 58 to 53 in the boys game to run their season record to 14-5 overall while the Lady Tigers prevailed 43 to 35 to improve their season record to 12-7.
The Cannon County Lions and Lionettes came to Smithville Friday night and left triumphant with wins over their border rivals the DeKalb County Tigers and Lady Tigers completing a regular season sweep over the DC teams.
The Lady Tigers fell 70 to 30 while the Tigers lost 71 to 57