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Tigers Edge Wildcats 8-7

The DeKalb County Tigers came from behind in the seventh inning to take down the Livingston Academy Wildcats Tuesday in Smithville 8 to 7.

The Tigers scored two runs in the first inning, four runs in the fifth, and two runs in the seventh inning. The Wildcats scored two runs in the second inning, four runs in the third, and one run in the seventh inning.

Shane Salley, the starting pitcher, went three innings on the mound for the Tigers and gave up six runs on six hits. He struck out three and walked three. Hunter Graham got the save. He went four innings and gave up one run on four hits. He struck out one and walked two.

Destry Wiggins, double (He was also intentionally walked twice)
Shane Salley, double, RBI (He was intentionally walked once)
Tyler Kent, three singles, double, 2RBI
Corey Atnip, three singles, RBI
Cody Puckett, double, single, 2 RBI
Travis Neal (four for four), two singles, two doubles, RBI
Jesse Sutton, single

DeKalb Middle Golf Results

DeKalb Middle School Boys Golf results on Monday, April 5th at the Sparta Country Club.


Ethan Roller- score 43
Hunter Parkhurst- 59
Josh Davidson- 58
Dylan Young-54

Total 214

White County:

Cameron Bruce- 37
Chandler Leftwich- 51
Zach Payne- 48
Tommy Sparkman- 52

Total 188

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.


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