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Tigers Capture District Tournament Championship

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.


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