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Eighth graders lose to Fannin County
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Head coach Jonathan Tinsley's eighth grade boys basketball team at Dawson County Middle lost a close 41-35 match-up against Fannin County last week at home.

The Jan. 19 game was close throughout with the visiting Rebels.

The Tigers took an early 13-10 lead, but Fannin rallied in the second quarter to take a 2-point advantage into the locker room at halftime.

Dawson rebounded in the third quarter and outscored Fannin 9-5 to retake the lead, 28-26.

Fannin exploded offensively in the final quarter and scored 15 points, while Dawson managed only 7 points to come away with the 6 point win.

Dawson's Dylan Bramblett had a big afternoon on offense for the Tigers. Bramblett led the game with 15 points.

Tigers scorers: Bramblett-15 points, Brody Chester-8 points, Tyler Palmer-7 points, Conor Woodbury-3 points and Cole Mulberry-2 points.

The Tigers will be back in action at 5:15 p.m. Thursday at home against Jasper Middle.