A former DeKalb County Tigerette has been inducted into the District's Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame.
The DeKalb County Tigerette Fast Pitch Softball Team won the District 7AA Tournament Championship in Baxter Thursday night beating Cannon County 15 to 0 in three innings.
Olivia Norton was the winning pitcher.
Cannon County emerged from the loser's bracket to face the Tigerettes after beating Livingston Academy 4 to 1 and then knocking off Macon County 9 to 3 in ten innings Thursday.
The Tigerettes were the top seed in the tournament after winning the regular season district title and earlier in the week they beat Cannon County 6 to 0 and Macon County 7 to 1 to get to Thursday night's tournament championship game.
Prior to the game the All District Teams were recognized.
DeKalb County's Victoria Bennett was named the District's Most Valuable Player and Danny Bond is the District Coach of the Year.
The District 7-AA Girls Fast Pitch Softball Tournament games scheduled for today (Wednesday) at Baxter have been postponed until Thursday.
The DeKalb County Tigerette Fast Pitch Softball Team will play for the District Tournament Championship Wednesday evening after knocking off Macon County 7 to 1 Tuesday night at Baxter.
The Tigerettes scored seven runs on eight hits and made three errors. Macon County scored one run on six hits and made three errors.
The DeKalb County Tigerette Fast Pitch Softball Team shutout Cannon County 6 to 0 in their first game of the District Tournament at Baxter Tuesday.
DeKalb County scored six runs on nine hits and made no errors. Cannon County was held scoreless on one hit and made seven errors.
The DeKalb County Tigerette Fast Pitch Softball Team will take on the Cannon County Lionettes today (Tuesday) in the District Tournament at Baxter. Game time is set for 3:30 p.m.
Cannon County advanced in the tournament after beating Upperman 3 to 1 on Monday.
In other games, Smith County defeated York Institute 6 to 4 and later lost to Livingston Academy 13 to 8.
The DeKalb County Tiger baseball team is scheduled to face the Macon County Tigers in the District Tournament at Baxter on Monday at 4:30 p.m.
DeKalb County advanced to the double elimination portion of the tournament after beating Livingston Academy 11 to 8 in a play-in game on Thursday and Macon County made it to the next round after edging York Institute 8 to 7 on Thursday.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes wrapped up the regular season with a 2 to 1 win over Gordonsville in Smithville Thursday afternoon.
The Tigerettes scored both runs in the first inning and Gordonsville got it's only run in the fourth inning.
The DeKalb County Tigers eliminated the Livingston Academy Wildcats 11-8 in a District Tournament play-in game Thursday evening in Smithville.
DeKalb County scored four runs in the second inning, one run in the third, three runs in the fourth, and three runs in the fifth inning.
The Wildcats scored two runs in the first, three runs in the third, and three runs in the fourth inning.
Shane Salley had a three run homerun and three singles for the Tigers. Dylan Roller had an RBI single. Travis Neal had two RBI, Cody Atnip had two singles and three RBI, Destry Wiggins doubled, and Jesse Sutton and Matt Giles each had an RBI.
Garrett Hoke, the starting Tiger pitcher, went three innings and gave up five runs on seven hits. He struck out one, walked one, and hit a batter. Shane Salley , the winning pitcher, came on for the last four innings and gave up three runs on three hits. He struck out one and walked one. The Wildcats were held scoreless the last three innings of the game.
Two members of the DeKalb County High School Tiger baseball squad, Cody Atnip and Destry Wiggins, have been named to the All-District Team.
Five other Tigers were among the honorable mentions, Corey Atnip, Garrett Hoke, Tyler Kent
Shane Salley, and Jesse Sutton.
The District's Most Valuable Players are Max Manion of Macon County and Cameron Jones of Upperman.
Other members of the All District Team are Johnny Miller, Michael Taylor, Zach Youngblood, Chris Large, and Caleb Tramel from Upperman; Mason Taft, Cody Murphy, Kevin Garnett, and Terry Key of Macon County; Evan Sharp, Nick Borren, Bobby Lorance, and Justin Fann of Cannon County; Brandon Johnston and Timmy Bush of Smith County; Justin Savage of Livingston Academy and Dakota Jones of York Institute.
Final Regular Season Standings are as follows:
Macon Co 9-3
DeKalb Co 6-6
Cannon Co 5-7
Smith Co 4-8*
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