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Tigers Outslug Warriors

The DeKalb County Tigers outslugged Bledsoe County at Pikeville Friday 13 to 11.

With the win, the Tigers improve to 12-1 overall and 6-0 in district play.

The Tigers scored two runs in the first inning, three runs in the second, one run in the third, two runs in the fifth, and five runs in the seventh inning. Bledsoe County scored two runs in the third inning, six runs in the fourth, and three runs in the fifth inning.

Stephen Howell, the winning pitcher, went 2.67 innings on the mound and faced sixteen batters. He gave up three runs, one earned, on two hits. Howell struck out three and walked four. Shane Salley got the save. He came in for one inning and faced four batters. Salley struck out one and gave up one hit. Tyler Kent, the starting pitcher, went 3.33 innings and faced twenty two batters. He gave up eight runs, two earned, on eight hits. Kent walked one.

Matt Giles-2 singles, triple, and 5 RBI
Shane Salley-single, 2 RBI
Andrew Atnip-2 singles, 2 RBI

Tigerettes Win at Upperman

The DeKalb County Tigerettes continued their winning ways Thursday with a 5 to 3 victory at Upperman.

DC scored one run in the second inning, three runs in the sixth inning, and one run in the seventh inning. Upperman scored two runs in the fourth and one run in the fifth inning.

Tigers Topple Vikings

The DeKalb County Tigers knocked off the Community Vikings of Unionville Thursday in Smithville 7 to 2.

Malone Fletcher, a fourth grader, threw out the first pitch of the game. She is nine years old and had the most points in the Ozzie Accelerated Reader Program.

Tigers Take Two Over Wildcats

The DeKalb County Tigers won both games of a doubleheader against Livingston Academy Tuesday, 13 to 5 in the first game and 13 to 3 in the second contest.

In the first game, the Tigers scored five runs in the second inning, one run in the third, four runs in the sixth, and three runs in the seventh inning. The Wildcats scored one run in the fifth inning and two runs in the sixth and seventh innings.

The game winner on the mound, Cody Puckett faced thirty one batters through seven innings. He gave up five runs, including four earned runs on five hits. Puckett struck out twelve, walked three, and hit two batters.

Destry Wiggins- 2 singles, 2 doubles and an RBI
Matt Giles- single and RBI
Shane Salley- 2 singles and 2 RBI
Tyler Kent- single
Tyler Caldwell- 2 singles, a sacrifice fly, and 2 RBI
Cody Puckett- double and RBI
Andrew Atnip- 2 singles and RBI
Hunter Graham- 2 doubles and RBI
Stephen Howell- double and 2 RBI


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