The DeKalb County Tigers defeated Rhea County 3 to 2 but lost to White County 10 to 8 at Sparta Saturday.
In the game with Rhea County, DC scored one run in the first, second, and fifth innings. Rhea County scored two runs in the seventh inning.
John Roller, the winning pitcher, gave up two runs, one earned on four hits. He struck out fifteen and walked two.
Stephen Howell, Cody Puckett, Seth Stanley, Devin Summers, and John Roller each had a hit.
In the second game, White County scored one run in the first inning, three runs in the second, four runs in the fourth inning, and two runs in the sixth inning. DeKalb County scored five runs in the third inning and three runs in the fourth inning.
Cason Oakley pitched two innings and gave up four runs, three earned on six hits. He struck out one and walked one. Sam McMillen came in for two innings and gave up four runs, three earned, on four hits. He struck out two and walked one. Evan Curtis, the losing pitcher, went two innings, and gave up two runs, one earned, on two hits. He struck out one.
Stephen Howell, three hits
Hunter Graham, two hits
Cody Puckett, three hits
Seth Stanley, one hit
John Roller, two hits
Aaron Patterson, one hit
The DeKalb County Tigerettes dropped both games in the Plateau Invitational at Crossville Saturday, losing 2 to 1 to Lavergne and 4 to 2 to Sequatchie County.
In the first game, the Tigerettes scored one run in the second inning while Lavergne scored one run in both the first and third innings. DC had three hits and made no errors. Lavergne got six hits and made no errors.
Shauna Taylor was the losing pitcher
Dani Meadows had two singles and Lindsey Taylor got one single for the Tigerettes.
In the second game, the Tigerettes scored one run in both the third and fifth innings while Sequatchie County scored two runs in the second inning and one run in the third and sixth innings.
DeKalb County had five hits and no errors while Sequatchie County got seven hits and had one error in the game.
Danielle Tyson was the losing pitcher.
Danielle Tyson, two singles
Taylor Monette, one single
Loren Cripps, one single
Tyra Graham, one single.
The Smith County Owls, after getting shutout by the Tigers 14-0 in five innings in Smithville Monday, got a measure of revenge Tuesday at Carthage beating DeKalb County 5 to 2.
Smith County scored four runs in the first inning and one run in the third inning. DeKalb County scored one run in the second inning and one run in the fifth inning.
Hunter Graham, the losing pitcher, went 2.33 innings and gave up five runs on three hits. He struck out three and walked six. Stephen Page gave up three hits through 3.67 innings. He struck out four and walked one.
The Tigers only had three hits in the game from Hunter Graham, Stephen Page, and Seth Stanley.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes swept both games of a district doubleheader at York Institute Tuesday in Jamestown winning 9 to 0 and 12 to 0.
In the first game, DC scored four runs in the first and second innings and one run in the fourth inning. The Tigerettes scored nine runs on nine hits and made no errors.
Shauna Taylor pitched a two hit shutout with four strikeouts in getting the win.
Danielle Tyson, single
Tyra Graham, two singles
Annieka Norton, two singles
Lauren Colwell, single
Taylor Monette, two singles
Dani Meadows, double
Loren Cripps, single
In the second game, the Tigerettes scored five runs in the first inning, four runs in the second, and three runs in the fourth inning. DeKalb County scored twelve runs on eleven hits and made one error.
Lauren Colwell pitched a two hit shutout and struck out four in earning the win.
Danielle Tyson, two singles
Lauren Colwell, two singles
Taylor Monette, double
Dani Meadows, two singles
Loren Cripps, two singles
Katie Hall, single
Chelsey Brannon, single
The DeKalb County Men's Soccer Team traveled to Winchester, Tn to play in the Franklin County Rebel Classic Tournament April 6-7. The Tigers won 1st place in their pool by defeating D1 AAA Teams Lawrence County and Lincoln County, which put them in the semi-finals on Sunday.
They were defeated by Henry County in their final match, and placed 3rd overall out of 11 teams. The Tigers return to district play this week with matchups at Cannon County and at Central Magnet.
The DeKalb County Tigers won the battle of the felines with a 10 to 3 victory over the Gordonsville Tigers in the County Line Border Battle at Eagleville Friday.
DeKalb County scored one run in the first inning, two runs in the third, four runs in the fourth, two runs in the fifth, and one run in the sixth inning. Gordonsville scored three runs in the third inning.
John Roller pitched three scoreless innings to get the win. He gave up two hits and struck out five. Stephen Page went three innings and gave up three earned runs on three hits. He struck out one and walked one.
Hunter Graham had 2 hits and 4 RBI. Devin Summers, Evan Curtis, John Roller, and Cody Puckett each had a hit in the game.
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