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Destry Wiggins Named District Baseball "MVP"

DCHS Tiger baseball standout Destry Wiggins has been named the district's "Most Valuable Player"this season.

Wiggins helped lead the Tigers to a second place finish at 7-3 in the regular season district standings, behind the Upperman Bees who finished on top at 9-1 in the district.

Members of the All-District Team are as follows:
Upperman-Chris Large, Andrew Henson, Daniel Taylor, David Funk, Jared Case
DeKalb County-Tyler Kent, Shane Salley, Garrett Hoke, Corey Atnip
Smith County-Josh Johnston, Brandon Johnston, Ryan Allen, Payton Bray, Lucas Wakefield
Livingson Academy-Tracy McDonald, Colby Reeder, Shawn Walthall
York Institute-Anthony Williams
Cannon County-Trent Fagan

Honorable Mention- DCHS-Tyler Caldwell, Hunter Graham, Travis Neal

Tigerettes One Win Away From Perfect Regular Season in District

The DeKalb County Tigerettes are one win away from a perfect season in the district and DCHS Softball Coach Danny Bond is one win away from getting his 500th career victory after the team knocked off Upperman Wednesday in Smithville 6 to 2

The Tigerettes scored one run in the third inning and five runs in the fifth. Upperman scored one run in the fourth inning and one run in the fifth.

Olivia Norton, the winning pitcher, went the distance in the seven inning game and gave up two runs on three hits. She struck out six and walked three.

Cynthia Woodward, single
Alex Meadows, a triple
Jaylen Garrett, two singles
Kristina Stephens, two singles
Morgan Page, an inside the park homerun with 3RBI
Hannah Green, single
Olivia Norton, double

The Tigerettes, now 29-6 overall and 9-0 in the district, will host Livingston Academy today (Thursday) at 4:30 p.m. to conclude the district portion of the season.

Today (Thursday) is also Senior Citizens Day at the game.

Tigerettes Tame Lionettes 12-1

The DeKalb County Tigerettes racked up another big district win Thursday beating Cannon County 12 to 1 at Woodbury.

The local girls scored two runs in the first inning, two runs in the second, three runs in the third, four runs in the fourth, and one run in the fifth inning. Cannon County scored one run in the third inning.

Morgan Page, the winning pitcher, went five innings and gave up one run on six hits. She struck out six and walked one.

Cynthia Woodward, a single and double
Jaylen Garrett, double
Kristina Stephens, three singles
Kayla Self, two singles
Brooke Hutchings, single
Annieka Norton, single

The Tigerettes will host Upperman on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

Minor League Scores

Minor League Scores:

DeKalb Community Bank 7
Southern Landscaping 4

The winning pitcher for DCB was Christian Pruitt

Elijah Hall - single
Christian Pruitt -single
Conner Pruitt - triple

The losing pitcher for Southern Landscaping was Seth Whaley

Seth Whaley- 2 singles
Nick Staley- single

DTC 13
Beshearse 7

Tigerette Alumni Game set for Saturday, April 24th

The DeKalb County Tigerette Alumni Game is set for Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at the DCHS field.

Coach Danny Bond says this is the first Tigerette Alumni game in the program's 25 year history. "I want to invite everyone in DeKalb and surrounding counties to come out Saturday, April 24th for our Alumni game. This is our first Alumni game in 25 years and it'll start at one o'clock at the DCHS field. There's going to be three teams and there will be three, five inning games. We're looking for a big turnout. We're hoping everybody will come out, watch the game, and enjoy some good softball."

Among the players scheduled to participate are:

Michelle Gard
Beth Hale
Dondi Miller
Laurel Landrum
Nanci Allen
Misty Blumn
Danyelle Davenport
Bethany Pack
Rebecca Waggoner
Cherise Phillips
Kelly Taylor
Rachel Evans
Julie Ashley
Mindy Higdon
Mindy Redman
Crystal Norton
Kelly Maynard
Kari Taylor
Amy Barnes
Kelly Parkerson
Amanda Washer
Martha Knowles
Cassie Johnson

Tigers Slay Dragons 12-2

The DeKalb County Tigers slew the York Institute Dragons 12 to 2 on Monday at Jamestown.

The Tigers scored one run in the first inning, two runs in the second, three runs in the fourth, two runs in the fifth, and four runs in the sixth inning.

York Institute scored one run in the first and one run in the second inning.


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