The DeKalb County Lady Tigers upset Grundy County in the Region 4AA basketball tournament Friday night 56 to 40
With the win the Lady Tigers will meet Cannon County in the next round of the tournament on Monday night. The Lionettes eliminated Blesoe County in their region tournament game at Woodbury.
DeKalb County, the fourth seed from district 8, led 16 to 6 after the first period. Grundy County, the top seed from district 7, cut into the Lady Tiger lead in the second period, outscoring DeKalb 16 to 10, but still the black and gold held a four point edge, 26 to 22 at halftime. DeKalb County maintained that four point advantage at the end of the third quarter 38 to 34 as each team scored 12 points in the period. DeKalb County put the game away in the fourth quarter, outscoring Grundy County 18 to 6 enroute to the 56 to 40 victory.