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Tigers slay Dragons
The DCHS defense shuts down York
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DCHS Tiger Stephen Howell drives to the hoop to make an easy layup Friday night in the 63-36 slaying of the York Institute Purple Dragons. Howell led all scorers with an unmatched 19 points during the game. - photo by Photo by Eric Drennan
The DeKalb County Tigers opened up district play hosting the York Institue Purple Dragons.Behind a team effort that saw eight players score, the Tigers extinguished any hopes of a Dragon upset with a 63-36 blowout win.The Tigers, led by Stephen Howell, jumped out to a 10-point lead at the end of the first period with the score 17-7.During the second period, DeKalb's offense and defense kept pace as the Tigers scored 16 points while allowing only seven for the second consecutive period. The Tigers took a comfortable 33-14 lead into halftime.Tigers' senior center Braxton Atnip scored four points to help keep some pressure on the Purple Dragons. At the end of the third period the Tigers led the Purple Dragons 47-27.