The DeKalb County High School Lady Tiger soccer team scored two more wins, last week. The Lady Tigers nipped Jackson County, 1-0, in Gainesboro on Tuesday, then scored an 8-5 shootout win over Boyd Christian, last Thursday.
The Greenbrier Bobcats raced out to a 14-0 first quarter lead, and used that early advantage to hold off the feisty DeKalb County Tigers, 36-22, Friday night in Greenbrier.
The Bobcats won the game, despite the Tigers holding a 294-280 edge in total offensive yards.
After DeKalb County went three-and-out on their first possession, Greenbrier scored on their second play from scrimmage. Quarterback Justin Grogan found Ryan Dickerson on a screen pass, and Dickerson scampered 18 yards for the score. Blake Tucker added the extra point, and the Bobcats jumped on top, 7-0, with 9:50 left in the opening quarter.
The Tigers drove into Bobcat territory on their nexrt possession, but a Matthew Lawrence fumble gave Greenbrier the ball at their own 20 yard line. Nine plays later, Zack Ziegler took off on a 42-yard touchdown run, which made it a 14-0 game after Tucker's PAT.
The DeKalb County Saints committed five turnovers, and Smith County running back, Charles Cortez, ran for 163 yards and three touchdowns, as the Owls rolled to a 36-0 win, Tuesday night in Carthage.
Cortez reeled off a 32-yard scoring run, with 4:59 left in the first quarter, to put Smith County on the board. The Owl defense intercepted a Dylan Freeney pass on the second play of the ensuing Saints' drive, and returned it 33 yards to make it a 14-0 game, with 4:48 still to play in the quarter.
Cortez scored on the next two Smith County possessions, and the Owls tacked on another score just before intermission, to make it a 36-0 game by halftime.
Neither team scored in the second half, but the Saints had an apparent touchdown called back on a penalty, late in the game. Freeney took off from the Saints' seven-yard line and raced 93 yards to the end zone, but the ball was brought back to mid-field after an illegal block penalty.
Tuesday, September 4th @ Green Hills
DCHS 150 - Payne Denman 32 (career-best), Austin Garrett 38, Grant Goodwin 38, Tyler Robinson 42, Grant James 42
Smih Co. 184
DCHS 89 - Shay Sullivan 44, Cynthia Woodward 45
Smith Co. 127
Records - Tigers: 21-14, Lady Tigers 9-14-1
The DeKalb County High School Basketball Cheerleaders recently participated in a Cheerleaders of America (COA) Summer Camp.
COA holds events for over 150,000 cheerleaders and dancers around the United States. Celebrating 20 years as an industry leader, COA was founded in 1987 by Steven G. Wedge and is currently one of the top three leaders in spirit education.
Through intense and top-rated training and practice, the DCHS squad learned a variety of dances, cheers, chants, and stunts. Annually, the COA staff selects award winners during the summer camps it administers around the country.
The final day of the summer camp, the DCHS Cheerleaders received the following awards: Superior Rating for their routine. A Superior Rating is based on their Mastery of COA standards of cheer and dance, high level of difficulty, and no major mistakes for a cheer routine.
The DeKalb County Tigers fell to 0-2 on the football season, after a 28-14 loss at home to Watertown, Friday night in Smithville.
Watertown scored the first two touchdowns in the game, as Blaze Eaton broke off a 17-yard run in the first quarter, and Ethan Patterson reeled off a 78-yard touchdown in the second quarter. Brent Collier put the Tigers on the board with a three-yard touchdown run, late in the second quarter, to make it a 14-6 game at the half.
Eaton added his second touchdown early in the third quarter, and Aaron Fountain returned a Tiger fumble 44 yards for a score, as the Purple Tigers took a 28-6 lead in the third quarter. DeKalb County put the final score on the board in the fourth quarter, as Matthew Lawrence ran in from 20 yards out. Hunter Poteete added the two-point conversion, but the Tigers ended up on the short end of the 28-14 final.
The DeKalb County Lady Tiger soccer team dropped a 5-2 decision at Smith County, this past Tuesday.
Andrea Leon scored both of the Lady Tiger goals, while Carolyn Bass and Jessica Ray combined to stop eight shots.
The Lady Tigers fall to 1-2 overall on the season.
August 30th @ RiverWatch
DCHS Tigers 165
Austin Garrett 35, Grant Goodwin 42, Grant James 43, Tyler Robinson 45
White Co. 178
Green 38, Randolph 43, Goodwin 48, Holland 49
DCHS Lady Tigers 87
Cynthia Woodward 43, Shay Sullivan 44
White Co. 94
Howard 47, Sims 47
Records - Tigers: 20-15, Lady TIgers: 8-14-1
Tuesday, August 28th @ Mtn. Ridge
DCHS 159 - Payne Denman 33, Austin Garrett 41, Tyler Robinson 41, Grant James 44, Grant Goodwin 44, Keith Ferrell 45 (career-best score)
York Institute 175
August 26th @ Smithville Golf Course
DCHS 152 - Payne Denman 34, Austin Garrett 37, Grant Goodwin 39, Grant James 42
Pickett Co. 170
Smith Co. 205
DCHS 90 - Shay Sullivan 40*, Victoria Bennett 50*, Cynthia Woodward 50
Pickett Co. 97
* - Denotes career-best score in nine-hole match
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