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Lady Tigers beat Gilmer, to improve to 2-2
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The Lady Tiger basketball team is 2-2 after sound decision over the Lady Cats of Gilmer County.

Dawson ran away with the game in the first half out scoring Gilmer, 27-13. Each Lady Tiger found her way onto the scoreboard.

Carly Gilreath led the team in scoring with 10 points and she added five assists; Kim Wallace scored eight points; Sheyenne Seabolt scored six points and pulled down seven rebounds; Kenna Seitz played a good game with five points, five rebounds and three blocked shots; Allie Costley had four points, five rebounds and two blocks; Kacie Bearden scored three points to continue her streak of at least one three-pointer per game; and Morgan Huber, Ashley Parker and Hannah Porter scored two points each .

The Lady Tigers slowed the pace in the second half, but solid defense held Gilmer in check. Dawson only allowed Gilmer to reach double-digit points in a single quarter. The Lady Tigers walked away with a 42-31 win.

Last week, Dawson traveled to White County and came home with a close loss, 51-48.

We could not get anything going [against White County], said coach Steve Sweat. Very sluggish in the first half and we were down 2 points at the half. Came out with some fire and scored 17 points - 1 more than the whole first half - in the third quarter to take a 3-point lead.

The Lady Tigers could not hold on down the stretch - missing three of four free-throw attempts.

Last weeks split moves the Lady Tigers to 2-2 on the season. On Tuesday, the team traveled to play Fellowship Christian, results of that game were not available at presstime. Friday the team will be back at home for Park and Recreation night and will hit the road again for Towns County on Saturday.