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Tigerettes Take Two at Red Boiling Springs

The DeKalb County Tigerettes knocked off Red Boiling Springs in a double header on the road Wednesday, winning 5 to 0 in the first game and 13 to 0 in the second contest.

In the opener, DeKalb County scored five runs on five hits and made one error. The Tigerettes scored one run in the second inning, one run in the fourth, and three runs in the fifth inning.

Kayla Self, the winning pitcher, gave up four hits through five innings. She struck out five and walked one.

Cynthia Woodward, Brooke Hutchings, and Jaylen Garrett each had a single, Victoria Bennett had a double, and Alex Meadows tripled.

In the second game, the Tigerettes pounded Red Boiling Springs 13 to nothing. The game was called in the third inning.

DeKalb County scored three runs in the first inning and ten runs in the second inning

Kayla Self pitched two innings and Hillary Bowman came in for one inning. Bowman struck out one and gave up one hit.

Tigerettes Finish Second in Duff Tournament

The Tigerettes went 4-2 over two days, including a 1-0 loss to Lincoln County Saturday, in the Duff Tournament Championship at Cookeville, and finished in second place.

DeKalb County split their first day of pool games on Friday, as they routed Clay County, 13-0, before suffering a 1-0 loss to Lipscomb. The Tigerettes plated a pair of runs in the top of the first inning against Clay County, got four more in the third, two in the fourth, then iced the win with a five-run fifth inning.

Morgan Page had a single, a double, a two-run home run and three total RBI's.

Olivia Norton earned the pitching win against Clay County, as she held the Lady Bulldogs scoreless on four hits ,with four strikeouts.

Tigerettes double up Cannon County, 4-2, in Thursday re-match

The DeKalb County Tigerettes completed a back-to-back sweep of the Cannon County Lionettes, with a 4-2 win, Thursday in Woodbury. The Tigerettes had beaten the Lionettes, 7-1, Wednesday, in Smithville.

DeKalb County scored two runs in the third inning and two more in the fifth. Victoria Bennett and Alex Meadows each had RBI singles to plate runners in the third, while Morgan Page had an RBI single in the fifth, then stole home for the Tigerettes' final run. Cannon County scored one run in the bottom of the first inning, then added another run in the sixth.

Page scattered two Lionette runs on five hits in earning the pitching win for DeKalb County. The junior struck out nine and walked three.

Tigerettes rout Lionettes, 7-1

For the second day in a row, the DeKalb County Tigerettes used a strong start to earn victory against a district opponent. The Tigerettes scored five runs in the first inning, and rolled on to a 7-1 win over the Cannon County Lionettes, Wednesday afternoon, in Smithville. The DCHS girls had used a four-run first inning to propel themselves to an 8-1 win at Livingston, on Tuesday.

DeKalb County had five hits in the first inning alone, with Kristina Stephens' two-run double serving as the big hit. Brooke Hutchings also garned an RBI with a single, while Morgan Page, Cynthia Woodward and Victoria Bennett each had base hits. Page came in to score the first Tigerette run on an error, Woodward reached home on Alex Meadows' fielder's choice, while Bennett crossed the plate on a dropped pop-up off the bat of Jaylen Gerrett.

Tigerettes win at Livingston Academy, 8-1

The DeKalb County High School Tigerette fast-pitch softball team scored four runs in the top of the first inning at Livingston Academy on Tuesday, and never looked back on their way to an 8-1 victory over the host Lady Wildcats. The win improves the Tigerette record to 12-4 on the season and to 6-1 in district play.

Alex Meadows drove in DeKalb's first run of the game, and Kristina Stephens struck with a two-run single to put the Tigerettes on top, 3-0. Stephens herself made it a 4-0 game in the opening inning as she crossed home plate on a passed ball.

Three-run first inning propels Macon County past Tigerettes

Macon County scored three runs in the top of the first inning, and that proved to be all they needed to get past the DeKalb County High School Tigerettes, 3-1, Wednesday in Smithville. Macon avenged an 11-1 loss at home to DC last Tuesday, in Lafayette.

The visiting Tigerettes sent all nine hitters to the plate in the top of the first inning, and scored three runs on three hits, including RBI singles by Katie Reid and Leah Rather. DeKalb starter, Olivia Norton, settled in after the first inning, and gave up only two more hits the rest of the way. and retired the Macon County side in four of the last six innings.

Tigers crush Red Boiling Springs, 16-2

The DeKalb County Tiger baseball team scored 15 runs in the final three innings of their Saturday matinee at Red Boiling Springs, and rolled to a 16-2 victory over the host Bulldogs.

The Tigers led 1-0, midway through the first inning, and held that advantage until the top of the fourth, when they plated four more runs. Red Boiling Springs put up a run in the bottom of the fourth to make it a 5-1 game, but the Tigers scored three more in the top of the fifth inning. Again, the Bulldogs tallied a run in the bottom of the fifth, but DC exploded for eight runs in the top of the sixth, and the game ended after six, due to the ten-run rule.

Tigerettes double-up Smith County, 8-4

The DCHS Tigerette fast-pitch softball team jumped out to a 7-0 lead after the first two innings at Smith County, Friday evening, and rolled on to an 8-4 win over the Owlettes in a District 7-AA clash.

The Owlettes did not score until the bottom of the seventh and final inning on a grand slam by Chelsea Carr, but by that time, DC owned an 8-0 lead. Victoria Bennett ripped a two-run single in the top of the first inning, then stole home to push the Tigerettes out to a 3-0 lead. DeKalb added four more runs in the second, as Kara Young reached on an error, and worked her way around to score on a passed ball. Jaylen Garrett drove home Bennett and Cynthia Woodward for two more runs, and Alex Meadows scored a run on another Smith County error, which gave the Tigerettes a 7-0 edge, midway through the second inning.

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