The DeKalb County Tigerettes fell behind early and rallied later to make the game close but could not catch up as they lost to the Upperman Lady Bees 13 to 9 in the District Tournament Championship game Wednesday evening at Baxter.
The DeKalb County Tigers will be playing for the District Tournament Championship tonight (Wednesday) against either Upperman or Livingston Academy.
DC outslugged Upperman Tuesday evening 6 to 1, sending the Bees to the losers bracket of the tournament.
The DeKalb County Tigerettes fought their way out of the loser's bracket Tuesday night and will play for the District Tournament Championship today (Wednesday) at Baxter.
DeKalb County will face the Upperman Lady Bees for the tournament title starting at 5:00 p.m.
District honors have been bestowed upon several DeKalb County Soccer players this season. Named to the first-team, All-District were Seniors Wesley Burchfield, Cameron Lester, and Jesus Rivera. Named to the second-team All-District were Senior Allen Roysden, Junior Luis Richard, and Sophomore Ben Pafford. Senior Weston Rhody was named District 8-AA Goalie of the Year.
Cumberland’s Austin Garrett was voted the TranSouth Conference Freshman of the Year in a vote of league coaches announced during last week’s conference championships in Blytheville, Ark.
The DCHS Tigerettes lost 10 to 8 to the Upperman Lady Bees Monday night in the district tournament at Baxter.
The loss drops the Tigerettes into the loser's bracket where they will take on either Livingston Academy or Smith County today (Tuesday) at 5:00 p.m.
The DeKalb County Tiger Soccer Team defeated York Institute Monday 14-0 in the first round of the District Tournament. The Tigers play at home again Tuesday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. against the winner of Monday night's Livingston/Jackson County game.
The DeKalb County Tigers sent Livingston Academy to the losers bracket of the District Tournament Monday night with a 9 to 4 victory over the Wildcats in Smithville.
The Tigers, with the win, advance to meet the Upperman Bees in the next round of the tournament Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. in Smithville. The Bees advanced after beating Smith County 5 to 3 Monday afternoon.
The Tigerette softball team won their first round of district tournament play Friday night in Baxter. The Tigerettes defeated Smith County 10 to 5.
DeKalb scored one run in the second inning, two runs in the fourth, and seven runs in the sixth.
Smith County scored one run in the first and four runs in the fourth.
The DeKalb County Soccer Team played their final two games of the season this week. The first came against district opponent Jackson County. The game had to be played Wednesday, May 4 at 1:00 instead of Tuesday, May 3 due to inclement weather. The Tigers had no trouble defeating Jackson County 7-0 for their fifth District win.