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Top Local Sports Story of 2016: DCHS Tigerettes Finish 4th in State

A final four finish for the DCHS Tigerettes in the TSSAA Class AA Girls Softball Tournament at Murfreesboro in May topped the year in DeKalb County sports.

After winning the regular district season, district tournament and region tournament, the Tigerettes advanced to the state tourney, finishing in 4th place to conclude the season with a record of 35-6-1.

DCHS Splits with Warren County

The DCHS basketball teams hosted their border rivals from Warren County Thursday night with the Lady Tigers winning 43 to 35 while the Tigers lost 60 to 50.

In the girls game, DeKalb County led 14 to 8 after the 1st period. The game was tied at 16 by halftime. Warren County took a 28 to 25 lead by the end of the 3rd period but the Lady Tigers rallied to win 43 to 35.

Lady Tigers Top Gordonsville

The DCHS basketball teams split with Gordonsville Monday night in Smithville. The Lady Tigers won 59 to 22 but the Tigers fell short losing 54 to 53.

In the girls game, DeKalb County led 11 to 4 after the 1st period, 26 to 8 at halftime, and 50 to 15 after the 3rd period before going on to win 59 to 22.


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