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Tigers lose two
Gentry Harpole goes up for a basket towering over two Livingston guards. The Tigers fell short with a final score of 69-52.

The DCHS Tiger basketball suffered losses to both York institute and Livingston Academy last week.


Traveling to Jamestown to meet York Institute Friday night, DeKalb was burned badly by the Dragons in a 72-42 game.


The end of the first period saw the tigers trailing York 16-11. Gentry Harpole scored six for DeKalb on two baskets and two free throws, while Marshal Evins hit a three-pointer and Ethan Martin added two.


A 25-point second period for the Dragons resulted in a 41-21 half-time lead when the


Tigers only managed 10. Two-pointers from Harpole and Seth Wright, a foul shot from Colter Norris, and a three-point shot and two free throws from Tanner Poss marked the period for DeKalb.


The third period saw York outscore DeKalb 21-12, increasing the Dragon’s lead to 62-33 going into the fourth.


Noah Parsley put four points in for the Tigers in the third, while Norris and Wright hit three-pointers. Martin added two for DeKalb in the period.


DeKalb managed nine points in the final period of play, allowing York to score 10, and take the win in a 72-42 contest.


Poss led DeKalb at the basket with 10 points on two three-pointers and a 4-for-4 showing at the foul line. Gentry Harpole scored eight points on three baskets and a 2-for-2 performance at the free-throw line.


Seth Wright put in five points on a two-pointer and a three-pointer. Noah Parsley, Trey Jones, Ethan Martin, and Colter Harris scored four each, with Norris going 1-for-2 and Jones going 2-for-4. Marshal Evins put a three-pointer in.


Earlier in the week DeKalb hosted Livingston Academy, losing a 69-52 game in Smithville.


Livingston outscored The Tigers 10-4 in the first, increased their lead to 37-19 at the half, and led 57-33 after the third period.


Ethan Martin led the tiger offense with 16 points. Marshal Evins scored 12 points in the game, Tanner Poss put in 10, and Gentry Harpole scored six. Austin Johnson added four points, while Noah Parsley and Seth Wright each helped out with two points.


The Tigers hosted Macon County Tuesday night, and will host Warren County Thursday at 6 p.m. More on these games in next week’s Review.