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Tigers outscore Franklin County
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The Dawson County High School junior varsity boys' basketball team defeated Franklin County in Carnesville by a 52-22 score on Dec. 19.

The Tigers were in control the entire ballgame and held a commanding 18-2 lead at halftime.

Coach Wes Greer's team put the game away, scoring 21 points in the final quarter to take the 30-point victory.

"We had great effort by the entire team in this game just before the Christmas break," Greer said.

Dawson County had 11 players score in the game.

The team was led by Joseph Cronin with 11 points.

Also scoring were Kolton Brumbelow-nine, Ryan Gallenkamp-six, Jeremiah Crumley and Dylan Nix-five points each, Jeff Drew and Ron Mulberry-four points each, Evan Jennings-three, Connor Bearden and Jake Moore each scored two and Josh Long scored one point.

Greer's team got back into action after the New Year with an exciting 48-41 overtime loss at East Hall on Jan. 3.

The Tigers held a slender 23-17 lead after two quarters but the Vikings used a 12-4 third quarter to take a 29-27 advantage.

In the final quarter the Tigers outscored East Hall 12-6 to send the game into overtime.

"It was a tough overtime loss against a quality opponent," Greer said.

The Tigers were led by Cronin with 11 points. Other Dawson scorers were: Brumbelow and Mulberry added eight points each, Bearden scored six points, Drew and Moore each scored four points.

The team is currently 4-3 on the season.

The team took on visiting Lumpkin County on Tuesday. Scores were not available as of press time.

The Tigers will host Fannin County on Friday.