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DCHS completes season sweep of Watertown

The DCHS basketball teams completed a season sweep of Watertown with wins at home Tuesday night in Smithville.

The Lady Tigers won 60 to 41 while the Tigers were 64 to 57 winners.

In the previous meetings on December 3, the Lady Tigers won at Watertown 41 to 25 while the Tigers claimed a 70 to 33 victory.

On Tuesday night, the Lady Tigers and Watertown were tied at 8 after the 1st period. DC led 26 to 20 at halftime and 44 to 30 after the 3rd period before notching a 60 to 41 win.

Kadee Ferrell scored 21 points followed by Ella VanVranken 15, Madison Martin 8, Dare Collins and Avery Agee each with 6, and Xharia Lyons 4.

The Tigers led the purple Tigers 18 to 5 after the 1st period but the game was tied at 27 by halftime. Watertown took a 43 to 38 lead by the end of the 3rd period but the Tigers rallied for a 64 to 57 win.

Elishah Ramos scored 17 followed by Conner Close 15, Stetson Agee 10, Jordan Young 9, Jordan Parker, Nathaniel Crook, and Isaac Knowles each with 3 and Robert Wheeler and Zach Birmingham each with 2.

DeKalb County will travel to Crossville Friday night, January 14 to take on Cumberland County starting with the girls game at 6 p.m. followed by the boys contest. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.




DCHS Teams Complete Play in Watertown Tournament

The DCHS basketball teams completed play Thursday in the AFLAC Shootout at Watertown with the Lady Tigers losing to Pearl Cohn 63 to 55 and the Tigers falling to Moore County 47 to 43.

The Lady Tigers were 2-1 during the tournament with wins over Community 59 to 53 on Tuesday and a 57 to 56 victory over Gallatin on Wednesday before the 63 to 55 loss to Pearl Cohn on Thursday.

The Tigers went 1-2 in the tournament with a 50 to 39 loss to Siegel on Tuesday, a 52 to 49 win over Community on Wednesday, and a 47 to 43 loss to Moore County on Thursday.

The DCHS teams will play host to Livingston Academy on Tuesday, January 4 starting with the girls’ game at 6 p.m. followed by the boys game. WJLE will have LIVE coverage. The Lady Tigers are 9-6 and the Tigers have a record of 8-6.

In the Thursday showdown, the Lady Tigers trailed Pearl Cohn 17 to 11 after the 1st period, 30 to 22 at halftime, and 44 to 35 after the 3rd period before losing 63 to 55.

Kadee Ferrell scored 15 followed by Avery Agee 11, Madison Martin 10, Ella VanVranken 8, Natalie Snipes 6, Cam Branin 3, and Ally Fuller 2.

For the boys, the Tigers trailed Moore County 7 to 5 after the 1st period but led 22 to 18 at halftime and 28 to 25 after the 3rd period before losing 47 to 43.

Conner Close scored 14, Elishah Ramos 9, Stetson Agee 6, Isaac Knowles and Jordan Young each with 5, Zack Birmingham 3, and Nathaniel Crook 1.




Lady Tigers Win Consolation Bracket of Heritage Christmas Tournament at Maryville

The DCHS Lady Tigers (7-5) emerged as the top team in the consolation bracket of the Heritage Christmas Tournament at Maryville Wednesday after defeating the Grace Christian Rams of Knoxville (1-11) 55 to 28 in the consolation finals. Knoxville Catholic (8-4) won the tournament beating Heritage (11-2) 48 to 46.

The Lady Tigers return home for the Christmas holiday and will compete in the AFLAC Shootout at Watertown next Tuesday through Thursday.

In the game with Grace Christian Wednesday, DeKalb County led 11 to 8 after the 1st period, 29 to 13 at halftime, and 44 to 17 after the 3rd period enroute to a 55 to 28 final.

Avery Agee scored 10 followed by Kadee Ferrell, Ella VanVranken, and Dare Collins each with 8, Natalie Snipes 6, Ally Fuller 5, Cam Branin 4 and Bryna Pelham and Madison Martin each with 3.

The Lady Tigers opened play in the Maryville tournament Monday with a 61 to 31 loss to Knoxville Catholic but then defeated Cosby 52 to 45 on Tuesday to get to the consolation finals with Grace Christian on Wednesday.

The Lady Tigers will meet Community on Tuesday, December 28 at 6 p.m.; Gallatin on Wednesday, December 29 at 3 p.m.; and Pearl Cohn on Thursday, December 30 at 3 p.m. in the Watertown Tournament.

The Tigers will also compete in the Watertown Tournament against Seigel on Tuesday, December 28 at 4:30 p.m. and against Community on Wednesday, December 29 at 4:30 p.m.




Tigers and Lady Tigers Claim Victories in Tuesday Christmas Tournament Games

After losing their first Christmas tournament games on Monday, the DeKalb County Tigers and Lady Tigers came roaring back Tuesday to claim victories in their respective games.

The Tigers (7-4) defeated the Cornersville Bulldogs (6-3) 53 to 27 in the Adidas Classic at Murfreesboro Riverdale while the Lady Tigers (6-5) knocked off the Cosby Eagles (2-10) 52 to 45 in the consolation bracket of the Heritage Christmas Tournament at Maryville

The Tigers are now finished for the week while the Lady Tigers will face the Grace Christian Rams of Knoxville (1-10) today (Wednesday) at 1 p.m. eastern time in the Maryville tournament. Grace Christian got its first victory of the season Tuesday with a tournament win over the West Rebels (0-9)

The Tigers outscored Cornersville 17 to 11 in the 1st period and led 27 to 17 at halftime, and 39 to 21 after the 3rd period before notching a 53 to 27 victory.

Robert Wheeler scored 14, Stetson Agee 12, Isaac Knowles 8, Zach Birmingham 6, Elishah Ramos 5, Ian Colwell and Jordan Young each with 3, and Alex Antoniak 2.

Meanwhile the Lady Tigers led Cosby 16 to 8 after the 1st period, 26 to 21 at halftime, and 38 to 36 after the 3rd period before going on to claim a 52 to 45 win.

Ella VanVranken scored 25 followed by Avery Agee 9, Dare Collins 7, Kadee Ferrell, who returned with limited play after being out of the lineup recently due to an ankle injury, scored 6 and Madison Martin had 5 points.

On Monday, December 20 the Tigers lost to the Smyrna Bulldogs 60 to 55 in the Adidas Classic at Murfreesboro Riverdale while the Lady Tigers were defeated 61 to 31 by the Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish in the Heritage Christmas Tournament at Maryville. Knoxville Catholic is a private school and ranked #3 in the state.

The Tigers led Smyrna 18 to 9 after the 1st period, but the game was tied at 28 by halftime and 41 all after the 3rd period. The Bulldogs went on to outscore the Tigers 19 to 14 in the 4th period to get the win 60 to 55.

Isaac Knowles scored 17 for the Tigers followed by Stetson Agee 12, Elishah Ramos 8, Jordan Young and Zach Birmingham each with 7 and Robert Wheeler and Nathaniel Crook each with 2.

The Lady Tigers trailed 20 to 9 after the 1st period of their game with Knoxville Catholic and were down 34 to 18 by halftime and 49 to 23 after the 3rd period before losing 61 to 31.

Avery Agee scored 10, Ella Van Vranken 6, Ally Fuller 5, Xharia Lyons and Ella Hendrixson each with 3 and Madison Martin and Cam Branin each with 2.




Tigers and Lady Tigers drop first games of Christmas Tournaments

The DeKalb County Tigers lost to the Smyrna Bulldogs 60 to 55 in the Adidas Classic at Murfreesboro Riverdale while the Lady Tigers were defeated 61 to 31 by the Knoxville Catholic Fighting Irish in the Heritage Christmas Tournament at Maryville on Monday. Knoxville Catholic is a private school and ranked #3 in the state.

Today (Tuesday, December 21) the Tigers (6-4) will face the Cornersville Bulldogs (6-2) in the Adidas Classic at Murfreesboro Riverdale. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. and WJLE will have LIVE coverage. The Lady Tigers will face the Cosby Eagles today (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. eastern time in the Heritage Christmas Tournament at Maryville. Cosby lost to Covington 67 to 47 in the tournament on Monday.

The Tigers led Smyrna 18 to 9 after the 1st period, but the game was tied at 28 by halftime and 41 all after the 3rd period. The Bulldogs went on to outscore the Tigers 19 to 14 in the 4th period to get the win 60 to 55.

Isaac Knowles scored 17 for the Tigers followed by Stetson Agee 12, Elishah Ramos 8, Jordan Young and Zach Birmingham each with 7 and Robert Wheeler and Nathaniel Crook each with 2.

The Lady Tigers trailed 20 to 9 after the 1st period of their game with Knoxville Catholic and were down 34 to 18 by halftime and 49 to 23 after the 3rd period before losing 61 to 31.

Avery Agee scored 10, Ella Van Vranken 6, Ally Fuller 5, Xharia Lyons and Ella Hendrixson each with 3 and Madison Martin and Cam Branin each with 2.




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