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Tigers Fall to Owls 8-7

The DeKalb County Tigers scored three runs in the sixth inning to tie the game only to see the Smith County Owls take the lead in the seventh and go on to win 8 to 7 in a district battle in Smithville Tuesday.

The Owls scored four runs in the first inning and one run in the third, fourth, fifth, and seventh innings.

Tigerettes Defeat York Institute 4-1

The DeKalb County Tigerettes defeated the York Institute Lady Dragons 4 to 1 Tuesday in Smithville.

DeKalb County scored three runs in the fourth inning and one run in the sixth. York Institute scored one run in the seventh inning.

Olivia Norton, the winning pitcher, gave up one run and six hits through seven innings. She struck out three and walked one.

Tigerettes 4-1 in MTSCA Tournament at Clarksville

The DeKalb County Tigerettes finished 4-1 and finished 9th overall out of 40 teams competing in the MTSCA Softball Tournament at Clarksville on Friday and Saturday.

In pool play on Friday, DeKalb County defeated Wilson Central 5 to 2.

The Tigerettes scored two runs in the third inning and three runs in the fifth inning. Wilson Central scored two runs in the fourth inning.

Olivia Norton, the winning pitcher, went six innings and gave up two runs on three hits. She struck out one and walked one.

Cynthia Woodward, single
Morgan Page, single
Alex Meadows, single
Jaylen Garrett, double
Kristina Stephens, two singles
Hannah Green, single

In the second game, DeKalb County shutout Rossview 1 to 0.

The Tigerettes scored one run in the fifth inning.

Morgan Page, the winning pitcher, went six innings, gave up three hits, struck out two, and walked three.

Morgan Page, single
Jaylen Garrett, single
Hannah Green, two singles

Stephens and Willoughby Named DCHS Basketball MVP's- Foutch Named Cheerleader MVC

Kristina Stephens and Seth Willoughby were named the 2010 DCHS basketball Most Valuable Players Thursday night at the annual team banquet, while Kendra Foutch was selected as Most Valuable Cheerleader. The awards were presented by Chad Kirby of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, in memory of his late grandfather, Allen D. Hooper. The MVP and MVC awards are named in memory of Mr. Hooper.

Stephens was one of four seniors on the Lady Tiger team this year. Coach Joe Pat Cope recognized Stephens for her offensive production, especially in district and regional tournament games. She also received District Honorable Mention. The Lady Tigers had their best season in many years, finishing with an overall record of 17-15, breaking a ten year losing streak in district play, and advancing to the second round of the region tournament.

Bees Sting Tigers 4-2

The DeKalb County Tigers, after beating Upperman 3 to 0 in Smithville on Tuesday, lost 4 to 2 to the Bees at Baxter in a makeup game on Wednesday.

The Tigers scored both runs in the first inning while the Bees scored one run in the third inning and three runs in the fifth inning.

Tigerettes Defeat Cannon County 15-0

The DeKalb County Tigerettes pounded Cannon County 15 to 0 in the district opener Tuesday in Smithville.

The game was called after four innings due to the 10 run rule.

The Tigerettes scored eleven runs in the first inning, two runs in the third inning, and two runs in the fourth inning.

Morgan Page, the winning pitcher, went four innings and gave up one hit. She struck out six and walked two.

Cynthia Woodward, single and two doubles
Morgan Page, two singles
Jaylen Garrett, two singles
Kristina Stephens, single
Brooke Hutchings, double
Hannah Green, single
Anieka Norton, single

Cannon County also walked five DeKalb County batters.

With the win, the Tigerettes are now 6-4 overall and 1-0 in district play.

Tigers Swat Bees 3-0

The DeKalb County Tigers swatted the Upperman Bees 3 to 0 in the district opener in Smithville Tuesday.

The Tigers scored two runs in the third inning and one run in the fifth inning.

Garrett Hoke, the winning pitcher, went seven innings on the mound. He gave up four hits, struck out thirteen, and walked three.

DeKalb West Dawgs 2-2 in White County Tournament

The DeKalb West Dawgs went 2-2 in the White County Tournament at Sparta Friday and Saturday.

In the first game on Friday, the Dawgs defeated Stone Memorial 10 to 9. On Saturday, the Dawgs lost to Algood 9 to 8, defeated Van Buren County 11-8, and lost to Warren County Middle School 7 to 5.

In the Algood game, hits for DeKalb West:
Lane Davenport, a double, and RBI
Jacob Washer, single
Zach Sparks, two singles and an RBI
Charlie Young, single, RBI
Cason Oakley, single, RBI

Losing pitcher, Cason Oakley

In the Van Buren County game, hits for DeKalb West:

Aaron Patterson, single
Luke Boss, two singles
Braxton Howell, triple, 2RBI
Lane Ball, two doubles, 2RBI
Devin Summers, single
John Roller, single, RBI

Winning pitcher, Nick Parsley

In the Warren County Middle School game, hits for DeKalb West;

Luke Boss, single
Braxton Howell, single, double, home run, 2 RBI
Devin Summers, single
Ty Curtis, single
John Roller, single, 2 RBI
Lance Ball, sing;e


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