The DeKalb County Tigers kept their district record perfect with a 79 to 48 win over the Smith County Owls Friday night in Smithville. The Lady Tigers are still in search of their first district victory of the season after dropping a 41 to 25 decision to the Owlettes.
In the girls game. DC trailed 8 to 5 after the first period, 21 to 8 at halftime, and 29 to 13 after the third period before losing to 41 to 25.
Chelsea Lewis scored 13 points. Ashli Chew had 4. Paige Winningham and Abbey Caldwell each scored 3 and Lydia Foutch added 2 points.
For the boys, DeKalb County led 14 to 12 after the first period, 32 to 19 at halftime, and 55 to 34 after the third period before going on to win 79 to 48.
Braxton Atnip led the team in scoring with 21 points. Sonni Fullilove had 19. Justin Bone and Ethan Roller each scored 9. Stephen Howell 7, Lucas Phillips 5, and Zach Vincent, Eli Lomas, and Aaron Patterson each scored 3 points
The Tigers are 20-3 overall and 7-0 in district play. The Lady Tigers are 13-10 on the season with a 0-7 district record. DeKalb County will host Livingston Academy Tuesday night starting with the girls game at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.