The DeKalb County High School Basketball teams each improved their season records to 12-7 with a couple of non-district wins over the Monterey Wildcats in Smithville Friday night.
The girls game went into overtime before the Lady Tigers pulled out a 36 to 32 win while the Tigers pulled away early and won 69 to 32.
In the girls contest, the Lady Tigers led 7 to 5 after the first period, 15 to 14 at halftime, and 23 to 22 after the third period. In the fourth quarter Monterey outscored DeKalb County 7 to 6 to tie the game at 29 and send it into overtime. From there, the Lady Tigers edged the visitors 7 to 3 and won the contest 36 to 32.
Cynthia Woodward led DeKalb County in scoring with 13 points. Martha Webb, Kristina Stephens, and Morgan Page each scored 5 points. Mercedes Luna had 4 points, Alex Meadows 3, and Nikki Bass with one point.