The DeKalb County Tigers rallied late in the game to make it close but fell to the York Institute Dragons Friday night in Smithville 34-33.
The loss drops the Tiger record to 2-5 overall and 1-2 in district play.
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The Dragons scored first with 10:57 left in the first period on a 65 yard touchdown run by Tyler Huddleston. The P.A.T by Cullen Roysden was good and York Institute led 7-0
With 4:51 to go in the first period, the Dragons struck again, this time on a one yard touchdown run by quarterback Tyler Stephens. The P.A.T. was good and York Institute led 14-0.
The Tigers cut the Dragon lead with 51.5 seconds to go in the first period on a 48 yard touchdown pass play from quarterback Lucas Phillips to Dillon Brown. The P.A.T attempt by Zach Taylor was no good but DeKalb trailed by only eight points, 14-6.