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Tigers swat pesky Bees 47-7
Victory ups team record to historic 9-0 tally
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DCHS senior halfback Cody Puckett goes airborne in the 47-7 victory over the Upperman Bees Friday night. Puckett fumbled the football on the play, giving the ball back to the Bees offense on Uppermans 32-yard line. - photo by Photo By: Eric Drennan
The 2012 DeKalb County High School football team became the second team in Tiger history to post a 9-0 record this far in the season, equaling the feat set by the ‘79 squad. With the 42-7 victory over the Upperman Bees on Friday night in Baxter, the Tigers have set the stage for a winner-take-all District 8-AA championship game against the Livingston Wildcats.The Bees jumped out to an early lead, scoring on the third play of the game. A 59-yard pass surprised the Tigers’ defense and gave the home crowd a huge thrill.However, the Tigers would tie the game three minutes eighteen seconds later when DeKalb quarterback Lucas Phillips banged his way across the goal line with an 18-yard run.