The DeKalb County Tigers eliminated the Livingston Academy Wildcats 11-8 in a District Tournament play-in game Thursday evening in Smithville.
DeKalb County scored four runs in the second inning, one run in the third, three runs in the fourth, and three runs in the fifth inning.
The Wildcats scored two runs in the first, three runs in the third, and three runs in the fourth inning.
Shane Salley had a three run homerun and three singles for the Tigers. Dylan Roller had an RBI single. Travis Neal had two RBI, Cody Atnip had two singles and three RBI, Destry Wiggins doubled, and Jesse Sutton and Matt Giles each had an RBI.
Garrett Hoke, the starting Tiger pitcher, went three innings and gave up five runs on seven hits. He struck out one, walked one, and hit a batter. Shane Salley , the winning pitcher, came on for the last four innings and gave up three runs on three hits. He struck out one and walked one. The Wildcats were held scoreless the last three innings of the game.
Two members of the DeKalb County High School Tiger baseball squad, Cody Atnip and Destry Wiggins, have been named to the All-District Team.
Five other Tigers were among the honorable mentions, Corey Atnip, Garrett Hoke, Tyler Kent
Shane Salley, and Jesse Sutton.
The District's Most Valuable Players are Max Manion of Macon County and Cameron Jones of Upperman.
Other members of the All District Team are Johnny Miller, Michael Taylor, Zach Youngblood, Chris Large, and Caleb Tramel from Upperman; Mason Taft, Cody Murphy, Kevin Garnett, and Terry Key of Macon County; Evan Sharp, Nick Borren, Bobby Lorance, and Justin Fann of Cannon County; Brandon Johnston and Timmy Bush of Smith County; Justin Savage of Livingston Academy and Dakota Jones of York Institute.
Final Regular Season Standings are as follows:
Macon Co 9-3
DeKalb Co 6-6
Cannon Co 5-7
Smith Co 4-8*
The DeKalb County Tigers lost to the Macon County Tigers 5 to 3 Tuesday in Smithville.
Macon County scored two runs in the second inning, one run in the third, and two runs in the sixth inning.
DeKalb County scored one run in the third and two runs in the fourth inning
Destry Wiggins, the losing pitcher, gave up three runs on six hits. He struck out three and walked three. Cody Atnip came on in relief and gave up two runs on three hits, struck out two and walked two.
Destry Wiggins had a sacrifice fly and an RBI, Shane Salley, Dalton Fish, and Corey Atnip each had a single and Jesse Sutton had a homerun, and two RBI.
DeKalb County will meet Livingston Academy in Smithville Thursday at 5:30 p.m. in the first round of the District Tournament.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes won the regular season district championship with a 12 to 4 victory over Smith County Monday in Smithville.
DeKalb County scored two runs in the third inning, seven runs in the fifth, and three runs in the sixth inning.
Smith County scored three runs in the first inning and one run in the sixth inning.
Kayla Self, the winning pitcher, went the distance in the seven inning game. She gave up four runs on six hits, struck out four, and walked one.
The Tigerettes had ten hits in the game including a single for Cynthia Woodward, Kristina Stephens, Kara Young, and Kayla Self. Victoria Bennett had two singles, Alex Meadows had a single and a double, Brooke Hutchings tripled, and Kristian Puckett doubled.
DeKalb County is now 23-6 overall and 11-1 in the district. The Tigerettes will wrap up the regular season at home against Gordonsville in a double header starting at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The Tigerettes went 4-2 over two days, including a 1-0 loss to Lincoln County Saturday, in the Duff Tournament Championship at Cookeville, and finished in second place.
DeKalb County split their first day of pool games on Friday, as they routed Clay County, 13-0, before suffering a 1-0 loss to Lipscomb. The Tigerettes plated a pair of runs in the top of the first inning against Clay County, got four more in the third, two in the fourth, then iced the win with a five-run fifth inning.
Morgan Page had a single, a double, a two-run home run and three total RBI's.
Olivia Norton earned the pitching win against Clay County, as she held the Lady Bulldogs scoreless on four hits ,with four strikeouts.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes completed a back-to-back sweep of the Cannon County Lionettes, with a 4-2 win, Thursday in Woodbury. The Tigerettes had beaten the Lionettes, 7-1, Wednesday, in Smithville.
DeKalb County scored two runs in the third inning and two more in the fifth. Victoria Bennett and Alex Meadows each had RBI singles to plate runners in the third, while Morgan Page had an RBI single in the fifth, then stole home for the Tigerettes' final run. Cannon County scored one run in the bottom of the first inning, then added another run in the sixth.
Page scattered two Lionette runs on five hits in earning the pitching win for DeKalb County. The junior struck out nine and walked three.
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