Tigers Beat Polk County 5-3 in State Tournament at Murfreesboro

May 24, 2011
by: 
Dwayne Page
DeKalb County Tigers (EARLIER PHOTO)

The DeKalb County Tigers won their opening state tournament game Tuesday night, beating Polk County 5 to 3 in Murfreesboro.

The game was played at Blackman High School. With the win the Tigers will advance in the winners bracket to play Lexington Wednesday at approximately 12:30 p.m. at Blackman High School. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.

DeKalb County scored five runs on five hits and made no errors in the game. Polk County scored three runs on nine hits and made one error.

The Tigers scored three runs in the first inning and two runs in the fourth inning. Polk County scored two runs in the first and one run in the fifth inning.

Shane Salley, the winning pitcher, went seven innings and gave up three earned runs on nine hits. He struck out two and walked four.

Hits:
Destry Wiggins- triple and 2 RBI
Shane Salley- 2 singles and an RBI
Hunter Graham-double
Matt Giles-single

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