DeKalb County and Upperman battled to overtime but the Tigers prevailed, winning 69 to 65 Friday night in Smithville to keep their district record perfect on the season The Lady Tigers came up short in their game losing 35 to 32.
The Tigers trailed 19 to 17 after the first period, 32 to 25 at halftime, and 40 to 37 after the third period. The game was tied at 60 by the end of regulation. DC went on to win 69 to 65 in overtime.
Braxton Atnip led the Tigers in scoring with 19 points. Sonni Fulliove had 17. Zach Vincent 14. Ethan Roller 6. Lucas Phillips and Justin Bone each scored 5 and Eli Lomas had 2 points.
The Lady Tigers were down 7 to 3 after the first period but led 15 to 14 by halftime. The game was tied at 23 at the end of the third period but DC lost 35 to 32.
Abbey Caldwell scored 14 for the Lady Tigers. Loren Cripps had 6. Chelsea Lewis 5. Paige Winningham 3, Ashli Chew 2, and Lydia Foutch with 1 point.
The Tigers are now 16-3 overall and 5-0 in the district. The Lady Tigers drop to 11-8 on the season and 0-5 in district play.
DeKalb County travels to Central Magnet Tuesday night .