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Tigers alumni jumpstart 2020 Dawson County basketball season
Kane Pelfrey dribbles the basketball down the court during the 2020 Dawson County alumni game. - photo by Jacob Smith

The 2020 Dawson County Basketball Alumni Game kicked off the upcoming basketball season on Saturday, Nov. 14 for the Tigers and Lady Tigers. 

A collection of 23 former Tigers basketball players donated their Saturday night and $10 each to Dawson Basketball. Fans paid a $5 entry fee which also went to fund the teams.

The 23 alumni that played in the 2020 Dawson County alumni game with their former coaches. - photo by Jacob Smith

The players were divided amongst the maroon and white teams. Here are the rosters and the year each player graduated:

Maroon Team

  • Stephanie Sosebee (2006)

  • Sam Muenchen (2014)

  • Jackson Puttnam (2014)

  • Jonathan Sanderson (2014) 

  • JT Eggert (2015)

  • Joseph Cronan (2017)

  • Jeremiah Crumley (2018)

  • Ryan Gallenkamp (2018)

  • Wyat Haase (2018)

  • Kane Pelfrey (2018)

  • Ahmad Kamara (2019)

White Team

  • Levi Walls (2002)

  • Lance Walls (2005) 

  • Jacob Evans (2011)

  • Levi Wilson (2011)

  • Grant Shope (2012)

  • Will Anglin (2013)

  • Tyler Dominy (2013)

  • Matt Hammond (2013)

  • Mitch Puttnam (2013)

  • Cam Millholland (2014)

  • Levi Whitmire (2015)

  • Cullen Reed (2018) 

Former Dawson County coaches Thad Burgess, Steve Sweat and Chad Pittman were all in attendance as well. 

The two teams battled against each other for two 20 minute halves. After the first half, the White team led 41-23. Though they would lose the second half, the final score was 79-62 in favor of the White team. 

Will Anglin led the white team with 13 points scored but the game’s MVP was 2018 graduate Cullen Reed. Reed scored 12 points, 3 rebounds and 7 assists in the game.