The DeKalb County 11 and 12 year old All Stars claimed the District Tournament Championship Wednesday night in Lafayette with an 18 to 12 slugfest over Gallatin and will soon be packing their bags for the state tournament which begins July 24th at Erwin, Tennessee.
The DeKalb County 11 & 12 Year Old All Stars lost Tuesday night to Gallatin 8-5 at LaFayette. They will play again for the District Tournament Championship tonight at 7:00 p.m. The winner will advance to the State Tourney in East Tennessee
The DeKalb County 13 and 14 year old All Stars are headed for the State Tournament after winning the District Tournament Championship Tuesday night with a 10 to 5 victory over Smith County.
The winning pitcher for DeKalb was Devin Summers with 7 strike outs, 2 hit batsman, and he gave up 6 hits, while Evan Cripps came in as a relief pitcher to close out the game. He gave up 2 hits and walked 1.
Hits for DeKalb : Aaron Patterson - 2 BB ( Base on Balls ), 2 RBI
Seth Stanley - BB, RBI
Steven Page - Single, Double, BB,
Devin Summers - BB, Single, RBI
Evan Cripps - Double, Single, RBI
Travis Ferrell - Single, 2 RBI
Eli Gill - BB
Spencer Stanfield - BB
Chase Hoke - Single, HB ( hit batsman)
Ty Curtis - Single, 2 RBI
DeKalb County 11 and 12 year old will play tonight (Tuesday) in LaFayette at 6:00 p.m. If the teams wins tonight, it will advance to the state tournament. If the local All-Stars lose, the team will have to play a third and deciding game on Wednesday night.
The DeKalb County 13 & 14 year old All Stars defeated Smith County 4 to 1 in the first game of the District Tournament at Smith County Monday night.
Steven Page was the winning pitcher. He gave up six hits, had eight strikeouts, and walked two.
The DeKalb County 13 & 14 year old All Stars won the Area Tournament at Smith County last week and will advance to the District Tournament, which is also being played at Smith County starting tonight (Monday).
DeKalb County will take on Smith County tonight at 6:00 p.m. Regardless of the outcome the two teams will re-match on Tuesday and a third and deciding game will be played Wednesday if necessary. It's a best two out of three tournament. The winner of the District Tournament will advance to the State Tournament at South Holston, Tennessee. Times and dates TBA.
In a recap of last week's action, DeKalb County defeated Westmoreland 15 to 4 on Monday, July 5th.
The winning pitcher was Chase Hoke.
Aaron Patterson, 2RBI
Seth Stanley, a single HBP2
Steven Page, 2 singles, BB, and 3 RBI
Evan Cripps, BB, RBI, HBP
Devin Summers, 2 singles, triple, RBI
Travis Ferrell, BB, single, HBP
Spencer Stanfield, BB
Joe Driver, BB, RBI
Chase Hoke, HBP, RBI
Ty Curtis,HBP, BB
The 9-10 year old Machine Pitch team won their first All Star game in Smithville in the first round, Monday July 5th by defeating Sparta by a score of 19 to 1
36 year old Christopher England of Atlanta, Georgia was the overall winner of the 12th annual Fiddler 5K and One Mile Fun Run held Saturday morning in Smithville.
England, who has now won the race for three years in a row, completed the course in 17:54. He also holds the course record, 16:30 in 2008.
Meanwhile, 19 year old Sara Terashima of Richmond, Indiana was the overall winner in the women's race. She completed the course in 20:53.
A new category was created this year for the male and female masters. 53 year old Lee Piccirillo of Murfreesboro was the overall winner in the male masters. His time was 19:23.
In the female masters, 42 year old Lisanne McLaurine of Liberty was the overall winner. Her time was 24:07
Eleven year old Tate Chumley of Murfreesboro was the overall winner of the One Mile Fun Run. His time was 7:15
Nine Year old Macy Hedge of Smithville completed the course in 7:38, the best among females.
DeKalb County’s Little League All-Star teams will soon be taking part in the annual tournaments, which start in full swing on July 5th. The 2010 All-Star teams were announced last Tuesday night, along with their coaches and where they will be playing, this post-season.
The 12th annual Fiddler 5K and One Mile Fun Run, sponsored by Habitat for Humanity of DeKalb County, will be Saturday, July 3rd, the weekend of the Smithville Fiddler's Jamboree.