Upperman Completes Season Sweep of DCHS

January 13, 2021
By: Dwayne Page

Upperman completed a season sweep of the DCHS Tigers and Lady Tigers Tuesday night in Smithville winning the girls game 79 to 52 and 77 to 41 in the boys contest.

In the last meeting on December 15 the Tigers lost to the Bees at Baxter 57 to 45 while the Lady Tigers were defeated 75 to 40. Both the Bees and Lady Bees are state ranked in the top three.

On Tuesday night, the Lady Tigers trailed 20 to 8 after the 1st period, 38 to 19 at halftime, and 56 to 41 after the 3rd period before falling 79 to 52.

Madison Martin scored 13. Ella VanVranken had 12, Megan Cantrell 7, Kadee Ferrell and Cadee Griffith each with 6, Summer Crook 5, and Xharia Lyons 3.

In the boys game, the Tigers fell behind 11 to 8 by the end of the 1st period and trailed 36 to 22 at halftime, and 58 to 33 at the end of the 3rd period before losing the game 77 to 41.

Evan Jones scored 10, Conner Close 9, Jordan Young 8, Stetson Agee 5, Isaac Brown 3, and Luke Jenkins, Brayden Antoniak, and Elishah Ramos each with 2 points.

The Tigers,4-7 (1-4) and the Lady Tigers 5-7 (1-4) will travel to Macon County Friday night, January 15. WJLE will have LIVE coverage starting with the girls game at 6 p.m. followed by the boys contest.

Girls District Standings:
*Upperman: 18-0 (6-0)
*York Institute: 11-3 (4-1)
*Macon County: 9-1 (3-1)
*Watertown: 13-2 (2-2)
*DeKalb County: 5-7 (1-4)
*Livingston Academy: 9-4 (0-1)
*Smith County: 5-5 (1-3)
*Cannon County: 3-10 (0-5)

Boys District Standings:
*Upperman: 12-3 (5-0)
*York Institute: 8-6 (4-0)
*Smith County: 4-6 (2-2)
**Watertown: 9-2 (2-2)
*Cannon County: 7-7 (2-3)
*DeKalb County: 4-7 (1-4)
*Livingston Academy: 5-7 (0-1)
*Macon County: 2-8 (0-4)