Morgan Page, a member of the Class of 2010 and an outstanding member of the DeKalb County High School Tigerette Fast Pitch Softball Team has received a $5,800 athletic scholarship from Roane State Community College to play softball
The DeKalb County Tigers captured the district tournament championship Wednesday night with a 10 to 7 victory over Smith County at Baxter.
The Tigers will play host to Chattanooga Christian in the Region Tournament Monday at 5:00 p.m. in Smithville.
In the game Wednesday night, DeKalb County scored one run in the first inning, one run in the second, one run in the fourth, three runs in the fifth, and four runs in the sixth inning.
Smith County scored two runs in the sixth and five runs in the seventh inning.
Cody Puckett, the winning pitcher, went six innings and faced twenty four batters. He gave up two earned runs on four hits. He struck out thirteen, walked one and hit a batter.
Hunter Graham, the relief pitcher, came in for two thirds of an inning and faced seven batters. He gave up five runs, four of which were earned, on one hit. He struck out one and walked four.
McCullough Wallace, the closer, went a third of an inning and faced two batters. He walked one.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes claimed the district softball tournament championship Wednesday night with a 5 to 2 victory over the Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats.
The Tigerettes, now 38-8 overall, will host Sequatchie County on Monday, May 17th at 5:00 p.m. at the DCHS softball field in the Region Tournament.
The DCHS Tiger Soccer team was eliminated from the District Tournament at Livingston Academy Tuesday night, losing to the Wildcats 2 to 1 in double overtime. Zack Neal had the only score for DeKalb County.
The DeKalb County Tigers defeated Upperman 6 to 3 Tuesday night in the District baseball tournament at Baxter and will play for the championship tonight (Wednesday). Game time is 6:30 p.m.
After dropping into the losers bracket of the district tournament last week, the Tigerettes have fought their way back to the championship game and are just one win away from the tournament title.
The game will be played today (Wednesday) against Livingston Academy at 5:00 p.m. at Upperman High School in Baxter.
Meanwhile, local selections on the All-District Teams are as follows:
First Team- Cynthia Woodward, Morgan Page, Kristina Stephens, and Alex Meadows
Second Team- Jaylen Garrett
Honorable Mention- Olivia Norton
Olivia Gore from Upperman was named the District's Most Valuable Player.
Two former Tigerettes were also inducted into the District Softball Hall of Fame from DeKalb County, Elisha Vickers from the 2001 team and Brandi Fish from the 1998 squad.
Tigerette pitcher Morgan Page hurled a one hit shutout through five innings as DeKalb County eliminated Cannon County 14 to 0 in the losers bracket of the District Softball Tournament at Baxter Monday night.
The Tigerettes scored ten runs in the first inning, one run in the third, and three runs in the fourth inning.
Page, the winning pitcher, struck out five and walked one.
The DeKalb County Tigers knocked off the Smith County Owls 9 to 2 Monday in the District baseball tournament at Baxter.
The Tigers scored two runs in the first inning, three runs in the second, three runs in fourth, and one run in the sixth inning. Smith County scored two runs in the third inning.
DCHS District Soccer Tournament Monday Results
DCHS Tiger Soccer 4
Cannon County 0
6:00 p.m. at Livingston
Tuesday, May 11th
The DeKalb County Tigerettes, the top seed in the District Softball Tournament, lost to the Smith County Lady Owls Friday night at Baxter 6 to 5.
The Tigerettes drop into the loser's bracket and will play again Monday at 5:30 p.m. against Cannon County.
Smith County won the right to take on the Tigerettes by beating York Institute earlier in the day on Friday. Livingston Academy was also a winner, beating Cannon County.
DeKalb County and Smith County each scored one run in the second inning. The Lady Owls scored three more runs to take a 4 to 1 lead in the top of the fourth inning. The Tigerettes answered with a three run fifth inning to tie the game at 4 to 4 and then scored one run in the bottom of the sixth to take a 5 to 4 lead into the seventh inning. But Smith County rallied in the top of the seventh inning scoring two runs to come from behind and win 6 to 5.
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