The run at the State Tournament ended for the DeKalb County Tigerette fast-pitch softball team, Thursday, as they lost to the Unicoi County Lady Blue Devils, 7-1, in an elimination game. Despite the loss, the Tigerettes ended up fifth out of the eight team field at State, and finished tied for the second most wins in the program's history, with 28.
Unicoi County had 14 hits against Tigerette pitching and put a total of 20 runners on base in the game. Shay Sullivan started the game in the pitcher's circle for DeKalb County, but lasted only two innings. Sullivan gave up three earned runs on seven hits, struck out one, walked three and hit two batters before being relieved by Morgan Page in the top of the third inning. Page pitched the last five innings and allowed four earned runs on seven hits, struck out one and walked three.