January 3, 2021
By: Dwayne Page
The DCHS basketball teams went to Jamestown Saturday on a mission to slay the dragons but fell short losing to York Institute 51 to 45 in the girls game and 66 to 52 in the boys contest.
The Lady Tigers are 3-5 overall and still looking for their first district win of the season while the Tigers are 3-4 and 1-2 in district play. The Dragonettes improve to 7-3 (2-1) while the Dragons are 5-4 (2-0).
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In the girls game, the Lady Tigers trailed 13 to 7 after the 1st period, 28 to 13 at halftime, and 36 to 23 after the 3rd period before losing 51 to 45.
Kadee Ferrell scored 15, Ella VanVranken 14, Madison Martin 10, Cadee Griffith 4, and Megan Cantrell 2.
In the boys game, the Tigers found themselves down 8 to 4 after the 1st period, 30 to 25 at halftime, and 52 to 41 after the 3rd period and went on to fall 66 to 52.
Evan Jones scored 13, Brayden Antoniak 10, Jordan Young and Stetson Agee each with 9. Elishah Ramos 5, and Luke Jenkins, Robert Wheeler, and Aiden Curtis each with 2.
DeKalb County will host Warren County Tuesday night, January 5 in Smithville starting with the girls game at 6 p.m. and then the boys game. WJLE plans LIVE coverage.
With only a few exceptions, no public attendance is permitted at high school athletic events until at least January 19 in accordance with Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order #70. The only attendees permitted at high school athletic practices or games, in addition to the student-athletes on the team, are:
1.Players’ parents or guardians and immediate household members;
3.Coaching and team personnel;
4.School, game, and facility administrators;
5.Athletics officials; and
6.Media and athletic scouting personnel attending the event in their professional capacity.
Social distancing between persons from different households is required. While the Executive Order does not mandate the use of masks, the Governor has encouraged masks, and the TSSAA COVID-19 Sports Regulations provision regarding the use of masks remains.