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A win to remember
Tigers still relish 50-0 shutout win
Lucas Phillips evades a Pioneer tackler during the 2012 contest. Phillips had four touchdowns in the 50-0 shutout, which was the first of a historic 10-win season for the Tigers.
Fifty years of football in DeKalb County was on the minds of all who gathered in Smithville when the 2012 season kicked off. The black and gold clad fans had heard all summer the Tigers were building a juggernaut, but even the staunchest supporters weren't ready for what was about to happen at VanHooser Field.The Tigers walloped the visiting Warren County Pioneers 50-0, the most lopsided decision in the 12 meetings between the two schools.The Tigers were returning most of the key components of an 8-2 team, including quarterback Lucas Phillips, receiver Sonni Young, all-around offensive weapon Will Molander, and a host of offensive and defensive linemen. Coach Steve Trapp still remembers the group fondly."It's the best team we've ever had," said Trapp.