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Tigers Beat Macon County 7-6 in 10th inning

The DeKalb County Tigers got their first road win of the season at Lafayette Friday beating the Macon County Tigers 7 to 6 in ten innings.

DeKalb County took a one to nothing lead after the first inning. Macon County scored two runs in the third inning to grab a 2 to 1 lead. Each team scored one run in the fifth inning and Macon County led 3 to 2. Macon County added two more runs in sixth inning to lead 5 to 2. DeKalb County scored four runs in the seventh inning and moved ahead 6 to 5. But Macon County scored the tying run in the bottom of the seventh to send the game into extra innings. DeKalb County scored the game winning run in the top of the 10th inning. Destry Wiggins reached on a single in the top of the 10th. He later stole second base and then advanced to third base on a balk from the pitcher. Wiggins then stole home. That proved to be the winning run.

DeKalb West Dawgs Beat Stone Memorial in White County Tournament

The DeKalb West Dawgs defeated Stone Memorial 10-9 on Friday night during the White County Middle Tournament in Sparta.

Today (Saturday), the Dawgs will take on Algood at 9:00 a.m. and then face Van Buren County at 11:00 a.m. at the White County High School Field. The Dawgs are also scheduled to meet Warren County at 5:00 p.m. at the Babe Ruth field at Sparta.

DeKalb Tigerettes Now 2-2 in Commando Classic

The DeKalb County Tigerettes split a couple of games on day two of the Commando Classic in Hendersonville on Friday.

In the first game the Tigerettes lost to Wilson Central 4 to 3 but DeKalb County won the second game beating White House Heritage 13 to 1.

Wilson Central, in the first game, scored all four of it's runs in the first inning while the Tigerettes got all three of their runs in the second inning.

Morgan Page, the losing pitcher, went five innings and gave up four runs on six hits. She struck out two and walked three.

Hits:
Cynthia Woodward had two singles.
Jaylen Garrett, single
Alex Meadows, a double
Kristina Stephens had three singles
Brooke Hutchings, single.

In the second game, the Tigerettes scored six runs in the second inning, four runs in the third inning, and three runs in the fourth inning enroute to the 13 to 1 victory over White House Heritage.

Their opponents scored one run in the first inning.

Tigers Win Home Opener over Red Boiling Springs

The DeKalb County Tigers defeated the Red Boiling Springs Bulldogs 14 to 0 Thursday in the home opener in Smithville.

The game was called in the fifth inning due to the 10 run rule.

DeKalb County scored two runs in the first inning, two runs in the second, two runs in the third, and eight runs in the fourth inning.

Hunter Graham pitched a shutout through four innings and gave up three hits. He struck out seven and walked one. McCullough Wallace came in for one inning and recorded two strikeouts.

Shane Salley had two doubles, a homerun, two runs batted in, and a stolen base. Tyler Kent, a single, double, and two RBI. Destry Wiggins, a double. Corey Atnip, an RBI. Tyler Caldwell had two singles and an RBI. Hunter Graham had a double and two RBI.

The Tigers, now 1 and 1, will travel to Lafayette today (Friday) to take on the Macon County Tigers at 5:00 p.m.

In the season opener on Tuesday, March 16th, the DeKalb County Tigers lost at Eagleville 9 to 6.

Tigerettes 1-1 in Commando Classic

The DeKalb County Tigerettes went 1-1 on the first day of the Commando Classic at Hendersonville Thursday, beating Mount Juliet 6 to 3 in the first game and then dropping the second contest to Ravenwood 4 to 3.

In the first game, the Tigerettes scored two runs in both the second and third innings and one run in the fourth and fifth innings in the victory over Mount Juliet.

Mount Juliet scored one run in the second inning and two runs in the fourth inning.

Morgan Page, the winning pitcher, gave up three runs on five hits. She struck out two and walked four.

Cynthia Woodward had a double, Morgan Page had two singles, Jaylen Garrett got a solo homerun and a single, Hannah Green had a single and a double, and Annieka Norton with a single.

DeKalb West Dawgs Baseball Schedule

The season is underway for the DeKalb West Dawgs Baseball team.

The home games include:

March 8th vs Walter J. Baird at 4:00 p.m. (Joe L. Evins Softball Field in Smithville)

March 16th vs Cornerstone (JV) at 4:00 p.m. (DeKalb West School)

March 23rd vs Lascassas (JV) at 4:00 p.m. (DeKalb West School0

April 2nd vs Siegel Middle School (DH) at 2:00 p.m. (DeKalb West School)

April 8th vs Tuckers Crossroads at 4:30 p.m. (DeKalb West School)

April 14th vs Watertown at 4:30 p.m. (DeKalb West School)

April 15th vs Southside(JV) at 4:30 p.m. (DeKalb West School)

April 29th vs Carroll Oakland at 4:30 p.m. (DeKalb West School)

The road games include:

March 11th at Southside (JV) at 3:30 p.m.

March 18th-20th White County Tournament at Sparta (TBA)

March 24th at Watertown at 4:30 p.m.

March 29th at Walter J. Baird at 4:00 p.m.

April 1st at Carroll Oakland at 4:30 p.m.

April 6th at Cornerstone(JV) at 5:00 p.m.

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