Tigerette freshman, Alex Meadows, blasted a pair of two-run home runs, and Morgan Page pitched seven strong innings to lead the DCHS girls' fast-pitch softball team past Macon County, 11-1, Tuesday, in Lafayette. Macon County is the defending district regular season champion, while the Tigerettes are the defending district tournament champ.
Meadows crushed homers in the second and fourth innings, both with a runner on base. DC jumped on top, 2-0, in the top of the first inning, as Victoria Bennett drove home Cynthia Woodward with an RBI single, then scored herself on an error during Jaylen Garrett's at bat. Macon scored their lone run in the bottom of the second inning, but the Tigerettes countered with two runs in the top of the second on Meadows' first home run.
DeKalb County tacked on three rnore runs in the top of the fourth, tallied another run in the sixth, as Kristian Puckett reached home on a fielder's choice by Woodward. The Tigerettes capped off the rout in the top of the seventh with three more runs, as Garrett and Kristina Stephens each scored on an error, and Kara Young drove in Page on an RBI double
Page allowed eight hits to Macon County, but allowed just the one run. The junior struck out four and walked three. The Tigerettes totaled 11 hits, with Meadows' two home runs leading the way. Woodward had two singles, while Garrett tallied a single and a double. Young had a double, while Bennett, Stephens, Page and Puckett each had one single.
The Tigerettes improve to 10-3 overall and to 4-0 in the district. DeKalb County is scheduled to play at Smith County, Thursday evening, at 4:30 p.m.