Tigers Win at Warren County

February 15, 2009

The DeKalb County High School basketball teams ended the regular season in McMinnville Saturday night against the Warren County Pioneers.

The Lady Tigers lost 48 to 31 but the Tigers knocked off the Pioneers 66 to 46.

In the girls game, DeKalb County trailed 10 to 5 after the first period, 21 to 11 at half time, and 34 to 25 after the third period, before dropping the game 48 to 31.

Cynthia Woodward led the Lady Tigers with 17 points. Martha Webb had 6, Victoria Bennett 4, and Kristina Stephens and Morgan Page each had 2 points.

In the boys game, DeKalb County led 19 to 12 after the first period, 37 to 19 at halftime, and 53 to 27 after the third period, and went on to win 66 to 46.

Payne Denman led the Tigers in scoring with 17 points. Jeff Miller had 16 points, Seth Willoughby 8, Hunter Poteete 7, Abram Edwards 6, Hunter Stewart and J.J. Heriott each with 4 points, and Cody Myrick and Shane Salley each with 2 points.

The Tigers conclude the regular season with an overall record of 16-10 and the Lady Tigers end with a 5-21 worksheet.

The Lady Tigers will travel to Lafayette Thursday night, February 19th to take on Macon County in the District Tournament Play-In game at 6:30 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.

Meanwhile the Tigers, the number four seed, will meet the Cannon County Lions, the number five seed, in the District Tournament at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville Friday night, February 20th at 8:30 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.

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