The DeKalb County Tigers shutout Gordonsville in both games of a double header on the road Thursday winning 15 to 0 and 8 to 0.
In the first game, DC scored three runs in the second inning, three runs in the third, two runs in the fourth, and seven runs in the fifth inning.
Hunter Graham the winning pitcher, faced sixteen batters through four innings, struck out six and walked four. Chase Hoke came in relief for one inning, faced three batters and struck out one.
Evan Curtis, single, double and 2RBI
Seth Stanley, single
Hunter Graham, a home run, single, and grand slam with 7 RBI
Steven Page, two singles
Luke Boss, double and single
A.J. Mooneyham, SAC Bunt and an RBI
Alex Hall, single, SAC FLY, 2 RBI
Joey Moon, single and RBI
Aaron Patterson, single, RBI
Nick Parsley, single, and 2 RBI
The Livingston Academy Wildcats claimed the Region 4AA Tournament Championship Thursday night as they defeated the DeKalb County Tigers 71 to 57. The game was played at Sequatchie County High School in Dunlap.
The Tigers led 25 to 7 after the first period and 39 to 32 by halftime. DC trailed 56 to 52 after the third period and lost 71 to 57.
Sonni Fullilove led the Tigers in scoring with 22 points. Ethan Roller had 13. Braxton Atnip had 7. Justin Bone 6, Eli Lomas 4, Aaron Patterson 3, and Zach Vincent had 2 points.
Three Tiger players, Ethan Roller, Sonni Fullilove, and Braxton Atnip were named to the All Region Tournament Team.
With the loss, the Tigers will travel to Chattanooga Howard for a sub-state game Monday night. Game time to be announced.
The DeKalb County Tigers will compete for the championship of the Region 4AA high school basketball tournament Thursday night after defeating Bledsoe County 62 to 51 Tuesday night in the semi-finals at Dunlap.
The Tigers will meet the team that denied them the district tournament championship, Livingston Academy in the region tourney title game Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. at Sequatchie County High School in Dunlap. WJLE will have LIVE coverage. Livingston Academy made it to the championship game by beating Upperman 67 to 51 in the semi-finals Tuesday night.
In the semi-finals Tuesday night, DeKalb County led Bledsoe County 25 to 20 after the first period, 34 to 31 at halftime, and 38 to 35 after the third period before going on to win 62 to 51.
Sonni Fulliove led the Tigers in scoring with 18 points. Braxton Atnip had 17. Ethan Roller and Lucas Phillips each with 12 and Aaron Patterson with 3 points.
The Tigers are now 30-5 on the season. They finished the regular season as district champs with a record of 11 and 1. Their only district loss was to Upperman. Against Livingston Academy, DeKalb County won 56 to 55 on December 4 at Livingston and 78 to 71 at home on January 22. The Tigers lost to the Wildcats in the District Tournament Championship game 57 to 41 last Tuesday, February 19 at Cookeville. Livingston Academy is 26-8. The Wildcats finished the district race at 10-2.
Meanwhile, Cannon County will face Livingston Academy in the girls region tournament championship game tonight (Wednesday) at 7:00 p.m. at Cookeville High School. Cannon County advanced to the tournament title game by defeating Upperman 51 to 39 in the semi-finals while Livingston Academy punched their ticket with a 54 to 48 win over York Institute.
The DeKalb County Tigers crushed the Chattanooga Christian Chargers 71 to 28 in the first round of the Region 4AA basketball tournament Saturday night in Smithville.
The Tigers led 26 to 10 after the first period, 42 to 20 at halftime, and 59 to 22 after the third period before going on to win easily 71 to 28
Ethan Roller led the Tigers in scoring with 19. Braxton Atnip 15, Sonni Fullilove 14. Zach Vincent 8. Aaron Patterson 7. Stephen Howell 6 and Lucas Phillips with 2.
DeKalb County advances to the semi-finals of the region tournament Tuesday night to take on Bledsoe County at 7:30 p.m. at Sequatchie County High School in Dunlap. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
Bledsoe County advanced to the semi-finals after beating Cannon County 57 to 43
In other region tournament boys games, Livingston Academy crushed Grundy County 100 to 51 and Upperman topped Signal Mountain 74 to 57. Livingston Academy will meet Upperman in the semi-finals Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. The championship game will be Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
In the girls region tournament, Upperman defeated Bledsoe County 55 to 48, Cannon County over Chattanooga Christian 64 to 47, Livingston Academy beat Grundy County 66 to 42, and York Institute over Notre Dame 56 to 41.
The semi-finals will be played Monday night featuring Livingston Academy versus York Institute at 6:00 p.m. and Upperman against Cannon County at 7:30 p.m. The girls tournament championship game will be Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.
The DeKalb County Tigers, who won the regular season district championship, watched their district tournament title hopes slip away as they lost 57 to 41 Tuesday night to the Livingston Academy Wildcats in the championship game at Cookeville High School.
The Wildcats led 14 to 8 after the first period, 30 to 15 at halftime, and 41 to 31 after the third period before going on to win 57 to 41.
Sonni Fullilove had 16 points for the Tigers. Braxton Atnip with 9. Lucas Phillips 7 and Stephen Howell, Zach Vincent, and Aaron Patterson each with 3 points.
Fullilove, Atnip, and Phillips were all named to the All-Tournament Team after the game.
Meanwhile, Upperman defeated Cannon County 74 to 60 for third place in the consolation game of the tournament.
On Monday night, the Livingston Academy girls won the tournament championship with a 52 to 45 victory over Cannon County. York Institute took third place with a 50 to 33 win over Upperman in the consolation game.
The DeKalb County Tigers and the Livingston Academy Wildcats will compete for the Championship of the District 8AA high school basketball tournament Tuesday night at Cookeville High School.
The Tigers punched their ticket to the title game after defeating the Cannon County Lions 69 to 60 Saturday night. Livingston Academy made it to the championship game by beating Upperman 55 to 53 Saturday evening.
In the tournament semi-finals Saturday night, the Tigers led Cannon County 16 to 11 after the first period and 36 to 29 by halftime, outscoring the Lions 20 to 18 in the second period. Cannon County outscored the Tigers 18 to 16 in the third period cutting the DC advantage to a five point lead by the end of three at 52 to 47. But in the fourth quarter, DeKalb County outgunned the Lions 17 to 13 and won 69 to 60
Braxton Atnip scored 25 to lead the Tigers in scoring. Sonni Fullilove had 10 points. Ethan Roller and Zach Vincent each scored 9. Lucas Phillips 7. Justin Bone 6 and Will Molander with 3.
The tournament championship game between DeKalb County and Livingston Academy tips off Tuesday night at 7:30 p.m. The consolation game between Cannon County and Upperman will be Tuesday at 6:00 p.m.
Meanwhile in the girls tournament, the Cannon County Lionettes defeated York Institute in the semi-finals Saturday night 53 to 42 while Livingston Academy beat Upperman 51 to 34. Cannon County and Livingston Academy will compete for the tournament championship Monday night at 7:30 p.m. while York Institute and Upperman will meet in the consolation game Monday night at 6:00 p.m.
All games will be played at Cookeville High School.
The DeKalb County Lady Tigers got off to a good start against Livingston Academy in the District Tournament Wednesday night but couldn't keep pace and lost 62 to 42. With the loss the Lady Tigers are eliminated from the tournament and end their season with an overall record of 16-16.
DC led the Lady Wildcats 10 to 2 after the first period. But Livingston Academy rallied in the second quarter and led 25 to 16 by halftime. DC trailed 39 to 29 at the end of the third period and lost 62 to 42.
Chelsea Lewis scored 13 for DeKalb County. Morgan Pedigo had 12. Paige Winningham 11 and McKenzie Poteete and Loren Cripps each scored 3.
The District 8AA Basketball Tournament will be held February 13-19 at Cookeville High School.
The Lady Tigers, seeded seventh, will take on Livingston Academy, the second seed on Wednesday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The Tigers, the number one seed, drew a first round bye and will meet either Cannon County, the fourth seed or York Institute, the fifth seed in the semi-finals Saturday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
The girls bracket is as follows:
Cannon County, the number one seed, drew a first round bye
Smith County, the fourth seed, will play York Institute, the fifth seed, on Friday, February 15 at 6:00 p.m. The winner will meet Cannon County on Saturday, February 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the semi-finals.
Livingston Academy, the second seed, will take on DeKalb County, the number seven seed, on Wednesday, February 13 at 6:00 p.m. The winner will advance to the semi-finals on Saturday, February 16 at 3:00 p.m. against either Central Magnet or Upperman.
Central Magnet, the third seed, will face Upperman, the sixth seed on Thursday, February 14 at 6:00 p.m. The winner will advance to the semi-finals Saturday, February 16 at 3:00 p.m. against either Livingston Academy or DeKalb County.
The girls consolation game will be Monday, February 18 at 6:00 p.m. The girls championship game will be Monday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m.
The boys bracket is as follows:
DeKalb County, the number one seed, drew a first round bye.
Cannon County, the fourth seed, will play York Institute, the fifth seed on Friday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m. The winner will meet DeKalb County in the semi-finals on Saturday, February 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Livingston Academy, the number two seed, will play Central Magnet, the seventh seed on Wednesday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. The winner will take on Upperman or Smith County in the semi-finals on Saturday, February 16 at 4:30 p.m.
Upperman, the third seed, will face Smith County, the sixth seed on Thursday, February 14 at 7:30 p.m. The winner will advance to the semi-finals to take on either Livingston Academy or Central Magnet on Saturday, February 16 at 4:30 p.m.
The boys consolation game will be Tuesday, February 19 at 6:00 p.m. The boys championship game will be Tuesday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m.
The DeKalb County Tigers concluded the regular season with a 66 to 50 win at Gordonsville Saturday night. The Lady Tigers lost 38 to 33
The Tigers led 19 to 16 after the first period and 34 to 28 at halftime. DC was ahead 50 to 43 after the third period and won 66 to 50
Braxton Atnip scored 21 for the Tigers. Sonni Fullilove 17. Ethan Roller 11. Will Molander 10 and Lucas Philllips with 7.
The Lady Tigers led 7 to 3 after the first period of their game but fell behind 15 to 12 at halftime and trailed 22 to 20 after the third period before losing 38 to 33.
Loren Cripps and Paige Winnigham each scored 10. Chelsea Lewis 6. Abbey Caldwell 4 and Morgan Pedigo with 3 points.
The Tigers finish the season at 27-4 while the Lady Tigers end at 16-15.
The district tournament starts this week at Cookeville High School. The Lady Tigers will meet Livingston Academy Wednesday night at 6:00 p.m. and the Tigers will play in the semi-finals Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. WJLE will have LIVE coverage.
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