Tigers and Lady Tigers off to great start

November 22, 2020
By: Dwayne Page

The DCHS basketball teams got the season off to a great start Tuesday night with wins over visiting Whitehouse in Smithville.

The Lady Tigers opened with a 74 to 48 win while the Tigers ended the night with a 51 to 48 victory.

In the girls game, DeKalb County led 22 to 11 after the 1st period, 37 to 21 at halftime, and 56 to 35 after the 3rd period before notching a 74 to 48 win.

Kadee Ferrell scored 22 for the Lady Tigers followed by Megan Cantrell with 15, Ella VanVranken 13, Grace Griffin 6, Summer Crook and Xharia Lyons each with 4, Natalie Snipes and Madison Martin each with 3 and Cadee Grffith and Tess Barton each with 2 points.

The Tigers led 14 to 12 after the 1st period of the boys game and 25 to 22 at halftime. The game was tied at 33 by the end of the 3rd period but the Tigers outscored Whitehouse in the 4th period and won 51 to 48.

Jordan Young scored 13, Brayden Antoniak 12, Luke Jenkins 11, Elishah Ramos 10, and Evan Jones with 5.

DeKalb County travels to Pickett County Saturday night, November 21 with the girls game starting at 5 p.m. followed by the boys contest. Because of the Tennessee-Auburn football game WJLE will be unable to broadcast the high school games Saturday night.