The DeKalb County Tigers and Lady Tigers each won two games Thursday in the third annual Sun Drop Romp Christmas Holiday Tournament
The Lady Tigers cruised to a 69 to 10 thumping of Gabriel Christian and a 53 to 31 win over Notre Dame of Chattanooga. The Tigers enjoyed a 72 to 32 victory over Gabriel Christian and a 77 to 75 win over Cumberland County. All four games were played in Smithville.
The DCHS teams will continue play in the Sun Drop Romp tonight (Friday) in Warren County. The girls game tips off at 7:30 p.m. followed by the boy's game at 9:00 p.m.
The DC girls led from start to finish in the game against Gabriel Christian. The score after the first period was 24 to 0, 42 to 2 at halftime, and 54 to 8 after the third period. DC won 69 to 10
Loren Cripps led the team in scoring with 24 points. Katie Hall 11. Morgan Pedigo 8. Paige Winningham 6. Jaylen Boldin 5, Lydia Foutch 4, Ashli Chew 4, Mckenzie Poteete 3 and Chelsea Lewis and Abbey Caldwell each with 2 points.
In the Notre Dame game, DC led 10 to 2 after the first period, 22 to 11 at halftime, 37 to 17 after the third period, before going on to win 53 to 31
Loren Cripps scored 15 points. Abbey Caldwell 14. Paige Winningham 11. Morgan Pedigo and Lydia Foutch each had 4 points. McKenzie Poteete and Chelsea Lewis each with 2 points, and Ashli Chew with 1 point.
The Tigers led 16 to 11 after the first period of their game with Gabriel Christian. DC led 36 to 18 at halftime, and 60 to 24 after the third period, before winning 72 to 32.
Ethan Roller scored 20 points. Sonni Fullilove 14 Braxton Atnip 13. Justin Bone 9, Eli Lomas 7, Zach Vincent 5. Will Molander 3, and Aaron Patterson with 2 points.
In the game with Cumberland County, DC trailed 18 to 14 after the first period and 41 to 34 at halftime. The Tigers trailed 62 to 57 after the third period but rallied for a 77 to 75 win.
Braxton Atnip led the Tigers in scoring with 25 points. Ethan Roller 15. Sonni Fullilove and Justin Bone each with 14. Will Molander 7 and Lucas Phillips 2