The DeKalb County High School Tigerette fast-pitch softball team doubled up border foe, Warren County, 6-3, Monday night in McMinnville.
The Tigerettes pounded out 14 hits, but had to rally for the victory. After jumping out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, DeKalb County watched Warren County answer with a run in the bottom of the first and two more in the bottom of the second. The Tigerettes pulled to within a run, at 3-2, by tacking on a run in the top of the fourth inning. DeKalb County claimed the lead for good with a three-spot in the top of the fifth inning, and the Tigerettes closed out the scoring with an insurance run in the top of the seventh.
Morgan Page started in the pitcher's circle, and worked the first four innings. She allowed three runs on four hits, struck out three and walked three. Shay Sullivan came in and pitched the final three innings, and allowed no runs on two hits, struck out two and walked none.
At the plate for the Tigerettes, Cynthia Woodward and Jaylen Garrett each had three singles. Page, Sullivan and Kristina Stephens each had two singles, while Brittney Armour and Kayla Fish had a single apiece. Page knocked in two runs for DeKalb, while Woodward, Victoria Bennett and Josie Culwell each had one RBI.
The Tigerettes improve to 7-2 overall, and will face White County in doubleheader action, next Monday, March 31st, at 4:30 p.m. in Smithville.