The DeKalb County High School Tiger basketball team broke open a close ball game with an 18-2 run in the fourth period, and routed the Monterey Wildcats, 70-48, Friday night in Monterey.
The Tigers led, 41-28, at the half, and led by as many as 15 points in the third period, before the Wildcats trimmed the lead to seven at the end of the third, and to six, with 5:21 to go in the game. Travis Woodward hit a basket, which began the Tiger surge, at the five-minute mark of the fourth. Woodward totaled eight points in the final period, as DeKalb County pulled away in the final minutes.
Zack Rowland led the Tigers with 18 points, while Woodward and Hunter Stewart each added 14. Hunter Poteete also hit double-figures with 10 points.