Tigers Stand Tall at Warren County

October 11, 2021
By: Dwayne Page

Colby Barnes scored three rushing touchdowns and Isaac Knowles had a “Pick 6” to lead the DeKalb County Tigers to a 28-0 win at Warren County Friday night.

The win puts the Tigers at 5-2 on the year while Warren County drops to 1-4.

The next test for the Tigers may be the biggest so far this season as they host Upperman Friday night, October 15. Kick-off will be at 7 p.m. and WJLE will have LIVE coverage. The Bees sport a record of 6-1 and lead the region standings at 3-0.

The Tiger defense stood tall in the game Friday night recording its first shutout of the season.

Barnes scored the first of his three touchdowns on a 7 yard run with 7:37 left in the 1st period. Axel Aranda came on for the extra point and the Tigers led 7-0.

Barnes gave DC a two touchdown advantage with 10:03 left in the 3rd period on a 23 yard run. Aranda added the extra point and the Tigers led 14-0.

Isaac Knowles picked off a Pioneer pass with 1:29 left in the 3rd period and returned it 60 yards for a score. Aranda booted the extra point and the Tigers had a 21-0 cushion.

Barnes got his third and final touchdown of the game with 8:01 left in the 4th period on a 7 yard run. Aranda kicked through the extra point and the Tigers went on to claim a 28-0 victory.

Region Standings as of Saturday, October 9:

Upperman: 6-1 (3-0)
Macon County: 5-2 (2-1)
DeKalb County: 5-2 (2-1)
Stone Memorial: 5-2 (2-1)
Cumberland County: 4-4 (1-3)
Livingston Academy: 0-8 (0-4)