The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team is currently 1-1 on the young season.
The Tigers, under coach Wes Greer, lost at Union County, 41-36, on Nov. 25 before defeating Rabun County, 36-32, on Dec. 2 in Dawsonville.
In the game at Union, the Tigers held a 21-14 halftime lead to see it slip away in the second half as Dawson was outscored 27-15 to take the loss.
Joseph Cronan led the Tigers in scoring with 18 points.
Cronan was followed by Ron Mulberry with six points; Coey Watson and Connor Bearden added four points each; and Kolton Brumbelow and Corey Hammond had two points apiece.
"We could not hold the lead in the second half. We must do a better job finishing games as we go through the season," Greer said.
The Tigers rebounded with a four point win over Rabun.
The visiting Wildcats rained down three-pointers in the fourth quarter and scored 17 points, but Greer's team was able to hang-on for the four point win.
Dawson County was led in scoring by Watson with 11 points.
Also scoring for the Tigers was Brumbelow and Jake Moore with six points; Cronan added five points; Jeff Drew, Mulberry, and Hammond had two points each; Bearden and Ryan Gallenkamp each had a single point in the win.