The DeKalb County Tigerettes won their first game of the District 8AA softball Tournament at Baxter on Friday beating York Institute 9 to 1.
The Tigerettes scored nine runs on nine hits and made no errors. York Institute scored one run on four hits and made three errors.
Lauren Colwell, the winning pitcher, struck out two. Shauna Taylor in the sixth inning and Danielle Tyson in the seventh came in relief. Tyson struck out one.
DeKalb County scored one run in the second inning, three runs in the third, one run in the fifth, and four runs in the sixth inning. York Institute scored one run in the sixth inning
Danielle Tyson, two singles
Tyra Graham, one single
Annieka Norton, three singles
Chelsey Brannon, one single
Abbey Caldwell, one single
Lauren Colwell, one single
The Tigerettes will play Smith County in the next round of the tournament on Monday, May 6 at 4:45 p.m. at Upperman High School in Baxter.