Lady Tigers Win at Gatlinburg
The DCHS Lady Tigers won in physical fashion during the 1st round of the Smokey Mountain Classic in Gatlinburg today (Thursday) beating Clay County, Kentucky 51 to 42.
The Lady Tigers were led in scoring with 28 points from Lydia Brown. Kadee Ferrell scored 9. Mya Ruch 6, Emme Colwell 5, and Joni Robinson with 3.
DeKalb County trailed 13 to 12 after the 1st period but in the 2nd quarter Brown heated up scoring 14 of her 28 points to pull the Lady Tigers ahead 29 -21 at halftime. To start the 3rd period Clay County went on a 14 -3 run to take the lead 35-32. The Lady Tigers responded in the 4th period with a strong defensive effort and some clutch shooting to finish off a 19-7 run to secure the 51 to 42 win.
With the win DeKalb County improves to 11-2 on the year.
The Lady Tigers will play Station Camp in the 2nd round Friday, December 21. Game time is 11:30 a.m. (eastern).
Lady Tigers Improve to 10-2 with Win at Monterey, Tigers drop to 1-11
The DCHS Lady Tigers kept Monterey winless Tuesday night with a 78 to 34 victory against the Lady Wildcats on the road. The Tigers are still in search of their second win of the season with a 63 to 49 loss at Monterey.
The girls game was tied at 9 by the end of the 1st period but DeKalb County got hot in the 2nd period scoring 35 points to take a 44 to 17 lead by halftime. The Lady Tigers led 63 to 25 after the 3rd period and went on to win 78 to 34.
Lydia Brown scored 17, Kadee Ferrell 16, Mya Ruch 11, Emme Colwell 10, Megan Cantrell 9, Kenzie France 6, Joni Robinson 5, Mallori Hart 3, and Summer Crook with 1.
The Tigers trailed Monterey 19 to 7 after the 1st period, 37 to 21 at halftime, and 49 to 35 after the 3rd period before losing 63 to 49.
Josh Carlton 11, Dallas Cook 9. Evans Jones 8, Nathan Atkins 7, Noah Martin 4, Dakota White and Jordan Young each with 3 and Hayden Thomas and Brayden Antoniak each with 2.
The Lady Tigers improve to 10-2 while the Tigers drop to 1-11.
The DCHS teams will be heading in different directions for tournament play this week. The Lady Tigers will compete in the 19th Annual Smoky Mountain Classic Thursday through Saturday, December 20-22 at Gatlinburg Pittman High School. Their first game will be Thursday, December 20 at 4 p.m. eastern time against Clay County, Kentucky.
The Tigers will be competing in the Aflac Watertown Christmas Tournament Thursday through Saturday, December 20-22. Their first game will be Thursday against Forrest at 8:30 p.m. at Watertown High School. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
Lady Tigers Cruise to Win over Jackson County, Tigers Lose to Blue Devils
The DeKalb County Lady Tigers cruised to a 66 to 20 win over Jackson County in Smithville Saturday night. The Tigers lost 52 to 49.
In the girls game DC led 16 to 4 after the 1st period, 39 to 6 at halftime, and 57 to 9 after the 3rd period before going on to win 66 to 20.
Joni Robinson scored 12, Kadee Ferrell 11, Emme Colwell 10, Mallori Hart 8, Lydia Brown 7, Megan Cantrell 6, Gracie Griffin 5, Maddison Parsley 3, and Kenzie France and Summer Crook each with 2 points.
The Lady Tigers, who also defeated Jackson County 71-22 last month, improve to 9-2 overall.
The boys game was tied at 12 at the end of the 1st period. The Tigers led 25 to 24 at halftime and 39 to 37 after the 3rd period but lost 52 to 49.
Nathan Atkins scored 13, Josh Carlton 9, Dakota White 8, Dallas Cook 6, Isaac Walker 5, Hayden Thomas 4, and Brayden Howard and Evan Jones each with 2 points.
The Tigers, who lost to Jackson County 68 to 62 last month, drop to 1-10 on the season.
DeKalb County travels to Monterey Tuesday night. Action begins with the girls game at 6 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
Lady Tigers Sweep Season Series Against Warren County
The DeKalb County Lady Tigers swept the season series against Warren County winning 53 to 47 Friday night in Smithville. But the Pioneers did the same against the Tigers winning 66 to 64.
On November 19, the Lady Tigers defeated Warren County in McMinnville 53 to 50 while the Tigers lost to the Pioneers 59 to 42.
In the girls game Friday night, DeKalb County trailed 10 to 6 after the 1st period and 23 to 17 at halftime but took a 32 to 31 lead after the 3rd period and went on to win 53 to 47.
Kadee Ferrell scored 17. Emme Colwell 14. Lydia Brown 10. Mya Ruch 9. Kenzie France 2 and Maddison Parsley with 1 point.
For the boys, DC trailed 12 to 11 after the 1st period but led 30 to 26 at halftime. The Tigers fell behind 43 to 41 after the 3rd period and lost 66 to 64.
Josh Carlton scored 18. Nathan Atkins 14. Hayden Thomas 11. Issac Walker 8. Dakota White 6. Dallas Cook 4 and Brayden Howard with 3.
The Lady Tigers improve to 8-2 on the season while the Tigers drop to 1-9.
DeKalb County will host Jackson County tonight (Saturday) in Smithville starting with the girls game at 6 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The remaining schedule is as follows:
Saturday, December 15: Jackson County- Home 6 p.m.
Tuesday, December 18: Monterey-Away 6 p.m.
Thursday, December 20: Forrest (Christmas Tournament)- Watertown 8:30 p.m.
Friday, December 21: Watertown Christmas Tournament- Watertown TBA
Saturday, December 22: Watertown Christmas Tournament-Watertown TBA
Friday, January 4: White County-Home 6 p.m.
Tuesday, January 8: Upperman*-Home 6 p.m.
Friday, January 11: Macon County*-Away 6 p.m.
Tuesday, January 15: Smith County*-Away 6 p.m.
Friday, January 18: York Institute*-Away 6 p.m.
Tuesday, January 22: Livingston Academy*-Home 6 p.m.
Friday, January 25: Watertown*-Away 6 p.m.
Tuesday, January 29: Cannon County*-Home 6 p.m.
Friday, February 1: Upperman*-Away 6 p.m.
Tuesday, February 5: Macon County*-Home 6 p.m.
Thursday, February 7: Smith County*-Home 6 p.m.
Friday, February 8: Monterey-Home 6 p.m.
Lady Tigers Win at Cannon County, Tigers Lose to Lions (VIEW VIDEO CLIPS HERE)
The DCHS Lady Tigers earned a road win at Woodbury Tuesday night against Cannon County 58 to 44 while the Tigers lost 48 to 33.
With the victory, the Lady Tigers improve to 7-2 on the season and 4-0 in district play. The Tigers drop to 1-8 overall and 0-4 in the district.
The Lady Tigers led 22 to 6 after the 1st period, 32 to 22 at halftime, 49 to 32 after the 3rd period before going on to win 58 to 44.
Kadee Ferrell led the team in scoring with 24. Mya Ruch 15. Emme Colwell 6, Mallori Hart 2 and Kenzie France with 1.
The Tigers trailed 9 to 4 after the 1st period, 26 to 10 at halftime, and 38 to 24 after the 3rd period before falling to the Lions 48 to 33.
Nathan Atkins scored 11. Dallas Cook 8. Hayden Thomas 6. Dakota White 3 and Colter Norris with 2.
DeKalb County will host Warren County on Friday, December 14 starting at 6 p.m. and Jackson County on Saturday, December 15 also starting at 6 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
Girls District 8AA Standings as of December 12:
DeKalb County: 7-2 (4-0)
Macon County: 7-1 (4-0)
Upperman: 7-1 (4-0)
York Institute: 3-5 (2-2)
Livingston Academy: 4-7 (1-3)
Watertown: 4-7 (1-3)
Cannon County: 4-5 (0-4)
Smith County: 4-6 (0-4)
Boys District 8AA Standings as of December 12:
York Institute: 7-0 (4-0)
Livingston Academy: 8-3 (4-0)
Macon County: 4-4 (3-1)
Watertown: 7-3 (2-2)
Upperman: 5-3 (2-2)
Cannon County: 4-5 (1-3)
DeKalb County: 1-8 (0-4)
Smith County 0-8 (0-4)
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