January 27, 2022
By: Dwayne Page
The DeKalb County Tigers avenged a December loss to the White County Warriors Tuesday night in Smithville winning 61 to 45. White County swept the season series with the Lady Tigers with a 67 to 56 victory.
The Tigers (11-9 overall and 3-5 in the district) and the Lady Tigers (13-9, 3-5) will travel to Livingston Academy Friday night, January 28. The girls game tips off at 6 p.m. followed by the boys game. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The girls game Tuesday night was tied at 17 after the 1st period. White County held a 43 to 30 halftime lead and was up 50 to 40 after the 3rd period before going on to win 67 to 56.
For the Lady Tigers Ferrell scored 19, Ella VanVranken 16, Madison Martin 10, Avery Agee 6, Ella Hendrixson 3, and Xharia Lyons 2.
The Tigers led 12 to 5 after the 1st period, 20 to 16 at halftime, and 36 to 24 after the 3rd period before claiming a 61 to 45 victory.
Elishah Ramos scored 19, Conner Close 17, Isaac Knowles 9, Stetson Agee 6, Jordan Young and Robert Wheeler each with 4 and Brayden Antoniak 2.
In the previous meeting on December 14 at Sparta, the Tigers lost to the Warriors 53 to 37 and the Lady Tigers fell 83 to 29.