Lady Tigers Stay Perfect with Win at Cannon County while Tigers Lose Close One to Lions

November 23, 2022
By: Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Lady Tigers have run their season record to 4-0 after defeating the Cannon County Lionettes at Woodbury Tuesday night 56 to 53.

The game between the Tigers and Lions went right down to the wire with Cannon County scoring the winning bucket in the closing seconds handing DeKalb County a 44 to 42 defeat, the first of the season for the Tigers who are now 3-1.

DeKalb County will host Warren County Friday night in Smithville. The girls game will tip off at 6 p.m. followed by the boys game and WJLE will have LIVE coverage.

The Lady Tigers trailed Cannon County 9 to 4 after the 1st period before grabbing a 25 to 22 advantage by halftime. The Lady Tigers maintained the edge leading 38 to 37 after the 3rd period and went onto claim a 56 to 53 victory.

Ella VanVranken scored 18 followed by Avery Agee with 12, Dare Collins 8, Tess Barton 7, Maddison Martin 5, Chloe VanVranken 4, and Cadee Griffith 2.

The Tigers led 19 to 14 after the 1st period of the boys game and held a 29 to 26 lead at halftime. DC led 38 to 35 after the 3rd period but Cannon County outscored the Tigers in the 4th period 9 to 4 and won 44 to 42.

Stetson Agee scored 12, Robert Wheeler 10, Conner Close 9, Elishah Ramos 8, and Zach Birmingham with 3.

2022-23 DCHS Tigers and Lady Tigers Basketball Schedule

District – 7AAA Games
Date -Time -Opponent- Home/Away

Fri, 11/25- 6:00pm- Warren County- Home • Non-District

Fri, 12/2-6:00pm-Watertown- Home • Non-District
Tue, 12/6 6:00pm- Smith County- Away • Non-District
Fri, 12/9 6:00pm-Stone Memorial- Away • District
Tue, 12/13 6:00pm- White County- Home • District
Fri, 12/16 6:00pm- Cannon County- Home • Non-District
Mon, 12/19-TBA-Adidas Shootout-Riverdale • Non-District
Tue, 12/20-TBA- Adidas Shootout- Riverdale • Non-District

Tue, 1/3-6:00pm-Livingston Academy-Away • District
Fri, 1/6-6:00pm-Macon County- Away • District
Sat, 1/7-3:00pm-Warren County- Away • Non-District
Tue, 1/10-6:00pm-Watertown-Away • Non-District
Fri, 1/13-6:00pm-Cumberland County-Home • District
Tue, 1/17-6:00pm-Upperman-Away • District
Fri, 1/20-6:00pm-Stone Memorial-Home • District
Tue, 1/24-6:00pm-White County-Away • District
Fri, 1/27-6:00pm-Livingston Academy-Home • District
Mon, 1/30-6:00pm-Smith County-Home • Non-District
Tue, 1/31-6:00pm-Macon County-Home • District

Tue, 2/7-6:00pm-Cumberland County-Away • District
Fri, 2/10-6:00pm-Upperman-Home • District
Game times listed are the start of the Lady Tigers game. Tigers games to follow.