Macon County Tops DCHS at Lafayette

February 12, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

The DCHS Tigers battled Macon County to overtime but came up short losing 58 to 52 Tuesday night at Lafayette. The Lady Tigers also lost to Macon County, the state’s top girls team in Class AA, by a score of 67 to 33.

With the losses, the Tigers drop to 6-20 (3-10 in the district) while the Lady Tigers slip to 14-13 (6-7 in district play). DCHS will conclude the regular season at Smith County Thursday night, February 13 starting with the girls game at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.

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The DC Tigers trailed 7 to 5 after the 1st period but led 19 to 16 at halftime. Macon County fought back to take a 31 to 30 lead by the end of the 3rd period but the game was tied at 46 after regulation play. Macon County outscored DC 12 to 6 in the overtime session to claim a 58 to 52 victory.

For DeKalb County Lucas Hale scored 12. Dakota White and Brayden Antoniak each scored 11. Elisha Ramos 7. Evan Jones 5. Dallas Cook 4 and Kylan Rhea with 2.

The Lady Tigers were outscored 16 to 12 in the 1st period and trailed 39 to 20 at halftime, 56 to 23 after the 3rd period and lost 67 to 33.

Mya Ruch scored 12. Kenzie France 6. Megan Walker 5. Natalie Snipes 3, Emme Colwell, Megan Cantrell, and Gracie Griffin each with 2 and Kadee Ferrell 1.

The District 8 Class AA records and standings for girls is as follows:
Macon County: 25-1 (13-0)
Upperman: 24-3 (12-1)
York Institute: 16-10 (8-5)
DeKalb County: 14-13 (6-7)
Livingston Academy: 14-14 (6-7)
Cannon County: 17-10 (5-8)
Watertown: 13-15 (2-11)
Smith County: 9-19 (0-13)

The District 8 Class AA records and standings for boys is as follows:
Upperman: 24-2 (13-0)
York Institute: 19-7 (11-2)
Cannon County: 16-11 (7-6)
Watertown: 18-7 (7-5)
Livingston Academy: 13-15 (6-7)
DeKalb County: 6-20 (3-10)
Macon County: 8-19 (3-10)
Smith County: 3-23 (1-11)