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DeKalb Little League All-Stars Announced

DeKalb County's 2010 Little League All-Star teams and season award winners were announced during a special ceremony Tuesday at the Little League Field.

Stephen Page received the Carter Braswell Most Valuable Player award for the Junior League division, while A.J. Mooneyham and Tyree Cripps each won the award in Little League and Minor League, respectively.

Evan Curtis won the Josh Reece Memorial Golden Glove award in Junior League, while John Roller won it in the Little League division. Ethan Martin won the Josh Reece award in Minor League.

Quentin Cook and Jordan Huling were co-recipients of the Mike Williams Memorial Batting Champion award in Junior League, as each player hit .500 for the season. Seth Wright won the Mike Williams award for the best average in Little League with a .500 average, while Derek Fish, who hit .689 for the season, was the Minor League recipient.

Diana Moon Wins Relay 5K

Diana Moon was the overall winner of the Relay 5K held Saturday morning in Smithville to benefit Relay for Life and the American Cancer Society. She ran the course in twenty six minutes and nine seconds.

Jim Wall had the second best time at 26:26 and Jason Mahan came in third overall at 26:43

In the One Mile Fun Run, Ethan Jenkins, who took first place, finished the course in ten minutes and six seconds followed in second place by Luke Jenkins at 10:40 and William Clendenen whose time was 13:42

Casey Midgett, 2010 Chairman of Relay for Life, said more runners took part in this year's event. " We had a good crowd of 45 participants which was up from 23 runners last year. We had two races, the 5K and the Fun Run, which both began at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the east end of Green Brook Park."

"As far as winners, we had a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall for the 5K and a 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall for the Fun Run."

Tigers Season Ends in the State Tournament

The DeKalb County High School Tigers were eliminated from the TSSAA Division I Class AA state baseball tournament Thursday afternoon in Murfreesboro, losing to Knoxville Gibbs 12 to 2 in five innings.

Gibbs scored twelve runs on eleven hits while the Tigers scored two runs on five hits. Neither team committed an error. The game ended in the fifth inning due to the ten run rule.

Gibbs scored one run in the first inning, three runs in the second inning, six runs in the third, one in the fourth, and one in the fifth inning.

DeKalb County scored two runs in the fourth inning.


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