Lady Tigers to Play for Third Place in District Tournament
The DCHS Lady Tigers fell to the Upperman Lady Bees 64 to 22 in the semi-finals of the District 8 AA basketball tournament at Cookeville Saturday night.
Upperman, the top seed in the tournament, is number one in the state and the defending state champion. The Lady Bees’ record is 29-0.
Upperman led 18 to 9 after the 1st period, 34 to 17 at halftime, and 56 to 19 after the 3rd period before going on to win 64 to 22.
For DeKalb County, Mya Ruch scored 7, Lydia Brown 6, Emme Colwell 4, Megan Cantrell 3, and Kenzie France with 2 points.
The Lady Tigers drop into the consolation game of the tournament and will play for third place Monday night at 6:00 p.m. against Livingston Academy, who lost to Macon County 67 to 36 Saturday in the semi-finals. Macon County will meet Upperman for the District Tournament Championship Monday night at 7:30 p.m.
In the boy’s tournament, Livingston Academy defeated Watertown 56 to 40 while Upperman topped Smith County 77 to 57 in the semi-finals on Saturday. Watertown will meet Smith County in the boys consolation game Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. followed by the championship game between Upperman and Livingston Academy at 7:30 p.m.
Lady Tigers to Meet Upperman in District Tournament Semi-Finals Saturday
The DCHS Lady Tigers defeated Cannon County 41 to 39 Friday night in the District 8AA basketball tournament at Cookeville and will advance to the semi-finals Saturday, February 17.
The Lady Tigers will face the Upperman Lady Bees at 6 p.m. at Hooper Eblen Center on the campus of Tennessee Tech University. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The Lady Bees are 28-0, the number one team in the state, and the defending state champion. DeKalb County is 12-16 on the season.
In the game Friday night, the Lady Tigers led Cannon County 10 to 5 after the 1st period but trailed 15 to 14 at halftime and 31 to 29 after the 3rd period. DeKalb County outscored the Lionettes in the 4th period and won 41 to 39.
Lydia Brown, Emme Colwell, and Mya Ruch each scored 10. Megan Walker 4. Megan Cantrell 3 and Maddison Parsley and Kenzie France each with 2 points.
Lady Tigers Advance in District Tournament
The DeKalb County Lady Tigers won their first game of the District 8 AA Basketball Tournament Wednesday night eliminating Watertown 48 to 30.
The Lady Tigers, the 5th seed in the tournament, will meet Cannon County, the 4thseed on Friday night, February 16 at 6 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The tournament is being played at Hooper Eblen Center on the campus of Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville.
In the game Wednesday night, DeKalb County led 16 to 1 after the 1st period, 24 to 10 at halftime, and 42 to 21 after the 3rd period before winning 48 to 30
Lydia Brown scored 18 for the Lady Tigers. Kenzie France 8, Mya Ruch 7, Emme Colwell 6, Megan Walker 4, Maddison Parsley with 3 and Mallori Hart with 2.
Meanwhile the Smith County Owls eliminated Cannon County in the boys tournament Wednesday night winning 56 to 40. The Owls, the 5th seed, will meet York Institute, the 4th seed in the tournament, on Friday night, February 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Games scheduled tonight, Thursday, February 15 Livingston Academy, the 6th seed, will face York Institute, the 3rd seed, in the girls tournament at 6 p.m. In the boys tournament, Watertown, the 7th seed, will meet Macon County, the 3rd seed at 7:30 p.m.
Tigers Make Quick Exit from District Tournament
The DCHS Tigers made a quick exit from the District 8AA basketball tournament Tuesday night with a 57 to 42 loss to the Watertown Purple Tigers.
The tourney is being played at Hooper Eblen Center on the campus of Tennessee Tech University.
DeKalb County was the higher seed in the tournament and had beaten the Purple Tigers twice this season, 73 to 66 at Watertown on December 1 and 67 to 57 in Smithville on January 19. DeKalb County was seeded 6th and Watertown 7th in the tournament.
Watertown will advance to play the 3rd seeded Macon County Tigers Thursday night at 7:30 p.m.
In the game Tuesday night, Watertown led 18 to 11 after the 1st period, 29 to 15 at halftime, and 39 to 25 after the 3rd period before winning 57 to 42.
The Tigers conclude their season at 13-14 overall and 6-8 in the regular season district race.
In the other game Tuesday night, the Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats, the 6th seed, eliminated Smith County, the 7th seed, from the tournament winning 55 to 24. Livingston Academy advanced to play York Institute, the 3rd seed, Thursday night, February 15 at 6 p.m.
The DeKalb County Lady Tigers, the 5th seed, will play their first game in the tournament tonight (Tuesday, February 14) against Watertown, the 8th seed, at 6:00 p.m. The winner will meet Cannon County, the 4th seed, on Friday night, February 16 at 6 p.m.
WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
Meanwhile the Smith County Owls, the 5th seed, will take on the Cannon County Lions, the 8th seed, in the tournament tonight, Wednesday February 14 at 7:30 p.m.
DCHS Closes Out Regular Season Falling to Macon County
Its not the way the Tigers and Lady Tigers wanted to close out the regular season with losses at Macon County Thursday night, but they will now set their sights on the District Tournament which begins next week at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville.
The Tigers lost to Macon County Thursday night 58 to 43 while the Lady Tigers were defeated 50 to 45.
In the boys game DeKalb County led 14 to 10 after the 1st period but fell behind 27 to 23 by halftime and trailed 38 to 33 by the end of the 3rd period before losing 58 to 43.
For the girls, the Lady Tigers were outscored 19 to 5 in the 1st period. DC trailed 36 to 22 at halftime and 43 to 38 after the 3rd period before falling 50 to 45.
Lydia Brown scored 22. Joni Robinson 10. Emme Colwell 9 and Kenzie France and Megan Walker each with 2 points.
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