The DCHS Men's Soccer Team defeated Friendship Christian Academy Tuesday night 3-2, and punched their ticket to the finals of the District 8 Soccer Tournament. The Championship match will be played Friday, May 10, at Murfreesboro Central Magnet. Game starts at 5pm.
Earlier this week the DCHS Men's Soccer Team defeated Jackson Co. 8-0 to give the program it's 100th career victory.
Ben Pafford named District 8 A/A MVP
Senior Mid Fielder Ben Pafford was named District MVP
Those named to the ALL-District Team from DeKalb County are as follows:
The Upperman Lady Bees claimed the championship of the District 8AA fastpitch softball tournament Thursday night after beating the DeKalb County Tigerettes twice, 7 to 3 and 2 to 0 in Baxter.
The Tigerettes sent Upperman to the loser's bracket of the tournament Wednesday night with a 9 to 1 win over the Lady Bees but the regular season district champs won their way out of the loser's bracket for the rematch with DeKalb County.
Meanwhile, four Tigerettes, Danielle Tyson, Annieka Norton, Chelsey Brannon, and Abbey Caldwell made the All-Tournament Team.
Regular season All District selections from DeKalb County are:
All Freshmen Team: Tyra Graham and Katie Hall
Freshman Co-MVP: Dani Meadows
First Team: Danielle Tyson and Annieka Norton
Second Team: Lauren Colwell and Taylor Monette
In the first game Thursday evening, Upperman scored seven runs on twelve hits and made four errors. The Tigerettes scored three runs on nine hits and made no errors.
Upperman scored three runs in the third inning and four runs in the seventh inning. The Tigerettes scored two runs in the first inning and one run in the third inning.
Lauren Colwell, the losing pitcher, gave up six runs on ten hits through six innings, She struck out three and walked one. Shauna Taylor came in for one inning and gave up one run on two hits. She struck out one and walked one.
Danielle Tyson, two singles
Tyra Graham, single
Dani Meadows, a single and double
Chelsey Brannon, single
Abbey Caldwell, single
Taylor Monette, double
Loren Cripps, single
In the second and deciding game, Upperman scored two runs in the sixth inning. The Tigerettes were held scoreless.
Danielle Tyson, the losing pitcher, gave up two runs on four hits through six innings. She struck out two and walked one
Danielle Tyson, two singles
Annieka Norton, four singles
Dani Meadows, one single
Chelsey Brannon, double
Abbey Caldwell, two singles
Upperman and DeKalb County will compete in the Region Tournament Monday. Upperman will host and DeKalb County will travel.
The season ended for the DeKalb County Tiger baseball team with an 8 to 2 loss to Livingston Academy in the District 8 AA tournament at Murfreesboro Wednesday evening.
The Tigers scored one run in the first inning and one run in the fourth inning
Livingston Academy scored four runs in the third inning and four runs in the fourth inning.
Devin Summers, the losing pitcher, gave up seven runs (4 earned) on nine hits through three and two thirds innings. He struck out three and walked two. Chase Hoke came into the game and gave up one run on one hit. He walked one. Stephen Howell gave up one hit, struck out two, and walked one through one and two thirds innings. Cody Puckett gave up one hit and struck out five in one and two thirds of an inning.
Hunter Graham had a homerun and a single while Devin Summers, Stephen Howell, and A.J. Mooneyham each had a single.
The Tigers finish the season with a record of 20-6.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes will compete for the Championship of the District 8AA Softball Tournament Thursday evening after defeating the Upperman Lady Bees 9 to 1 Wednesday at Baxter.
The Tigerettes scored four runs in the first inning, one run in the sixth, and four runs in the seventh inning. Upperman, the top seed in the tournament, scored only one run which came in the sixth inning.
Danielle Tyson, the winning pitcher, gave up one run on six hits through seven innings. She struck out two and walked two.
Danielle Tyson, four singles
Tyra Graham, two singles
Chelsey Brannon, a single and a triple
Lauren Colwell, two singles
Taylor Monette, two doubles and a single
Loren Cripps, two singles
The Championship game begins Thursday at 5:00 p.m. at Baxter. A second and deciding game will be played if necessary.
The DeKalb County Tigers lost to Upperman 4 to 3 Tuesday in the District baseball tournament at Murfreesboro.
The Tigers scored one run in the first inning and two runs in the sixth inning. The Bees scored two runs in the second inning and one run in the fourth and fifth innings.
Hunter Graham, the losing pitcher, gave up four runs on three hits through four innings. He struck out four and walked four. Chase Hoke and Stephen Howell each came in for one inning and each struck out one.
Evan Curtis, Seth Stanley, and Aaron Patterson each had a single. Hunter Graham and Cody Puckett each had a double.
The Tigers will face either Cannon County or Livingston Academy tonight (Wednesday) at 5:15 p.m. at the Sports Com in Murfreesboro. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes scored the go ahead run in the seventh inning to defeat the Smith County Owlettes 5 to 4 Tuesday in the District softball tournament at Baxter
The Tigerettes scored five runs on eight hits and made four errors. Smith County scored four runs on six hits and made one error.
DeKalb County scored two runs in the fourth inning, two runs in the fifth, and one run in the seventh inning. Smith County scored one run in the fifth and three runs in the sixth inning
Lauren Colwell pitched six innings and struck out two. Shauna Taylor entered the game in the seventh inning and got the win. She struck out one.
Danielle Tyson, single
Annieka Norton, single
Dani Meadows, single
Chelsey Brannon, two singles
Abbey Caldwell, double
Lauren Colwell, single
Taylor Monette, single
The DeKalb County Tigerettes, who defeated Smith County 5 to 4 in the District Softball Tournament Tuesday, will play Upperman today (Wednesday) at 4:00 p.m. at Upperman High School in Baxter. If the Tigerettes lose, they will play either Cannon County or Livingston Academy in the losers bracket of the tournament tonight at 8:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage
DeKalb County High School's Cody Puckett has been named the District 8AA pitcher of the year.
Those named to the All-District Team from DeKalb County are Hunter Graham, Evan Curtis, Stephen Howell, and Devin Summers. Seth Stanley received honorable mention.
Meanwhile, Joe Jones of Upperman has been named the district's Player of the Year. Central Magnet's Darek Sargeant is the Freshman Player of the Year. Buddy Powers of Central Magnet has also been selected as District Coach of the Year.
Other All-District selections are as follows:
The DeKalb County Tigers defeated Livingston Academy 9 to 5 Friday to claim their first victory of the District 8AA baseball tournament in Murfreesboro.
Cody Puckett, the winning pitcher, gave up five runs on seven hits through seven innings on the mound for the Tigers. Puckett struck out fifteen and walked three.
DeKalb County scored three runs in the first inning, one run in the third, and five runs in the sixth inning. Livingston Academy scored one run in the second, third, and fifth innings, and two runs in the seventh inning.
Stephen Howell, single
Evan Curtis, two singles
Hunter Graham, two doubles
Cody Puckett, single
Seth Stanley, double
Devin Summers, single
John Roller, single
Aaron Patterson, single
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