How sweet it is!

Friday, February 22, 2008
The Marshall County Tigerettes celebrate after defeating Hickman County, 48-28, Monday to capture their second-straight District 10-AA tournament championship.

The Marshall County Tigerettes (25-4) captured their second straight District 10-AA tournament championship Monday night, Feb.19, defeating the Hickman County Lady Bulldogs, 48-28, in Lewisburg.

Although Hickman County (10-19) came into Monday's title showdown riding a wave of momentum from their upset victory over top-seeded Lewis County, the Lady Bulldogs were simply overmatched against the Tigerettes. After roaring out to a 32-13 halftime lead, MCHS opened up a 24-point cushion late in the third quarter before cruising to their seventh-consecutive win.

While Marshall County head coach David Steely was proud of his team's accomplishment, he indicated that his players are focused on bigger and better things after finishing second in the state last season.

"There's definitely more to do. If you could see the locker room right now, no one is really celebrating," said Steely. "It's the first time ...for the rest of the story pick up a copy of the Marshall County Tribune.