January 25, 2023
By: Dwayne Page
White County proved to be too much for the DCHS Tigers and Lady Tigers to handle Tuesday night in Sparta.
The Lady Tigers lost to the Warriorettes 72 to 51 and the Tigers were handed an 84 to 45 defeat.
For the ladies, DeKalb County trailed 18 to 9 after the 1st period, 33 to 25 at halftime, 47 to 37 after the 3rd period before falling 72 to 51.
Ella VanVranken scored 26 followed by Avery Agee with 12, Madison Martin 8, and Chloe VanVranken 5.
The Tigers were behind 17 to 10 after the 1st period, 48 to 22 at halftime, and 77 to 41 after the 3rd period before suffering an 84 to 45 defeat.
Elishah Ramos scored 16, Conner Close 7, Stetson Agee 6, Alex Antoniak and Ean Jones each with 4, and Zack Birmingham, Robert Wheeler, Kaleb Spears, and Owens Snipes each with 2.
The Tigers drop to 10-11 on the season (2-6 in the district) as the Lady Tigers are now 11-11 (3-7 in district play).
DeKalb County will host Livingston Academy on Friday night, January 27. The Livingston Academy girls are 20-3, 7-0. The Wildcats (boys) are 20-2, 6-1.