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Tigerettes to Play for District Tournament Championship Today (Wednesday)

After dropping into the losers bracket of the district tournament last week, the Tigerettes have fought their way back to the championship game and are just one win away from the tournament title.

The game will be played today (Wednesday) against Livingston Academy at 5:00 p.m. at Upperman High School in Baxter.

Meanwhile, local selections on the All-District Teams are as follows:
First Team- Cynthia Woodward, Morgan Page, Kristina Stephens, and Alex Meadows
Second Team- Jaylen Garrett
Honorable Mention- Olivia Norton

Olivia Gore from Upperman was named the District's Most Valuable Player.

Two former Tigerettes were also inducted into the District Softball Hall of Fame from DeKalb County, Elisha Vickers from the 2001 team and Brandi Fish from the 1998 squad.

Tigerettes Eliminate Cannon County 14-0 in District Tournament

Tigerette pitcher Morgan Page hurled a one hit shutout through five innings as DeKalb County eliminated Cannon County 14 to 0 in the losers bracket of the District Softball Tournament at Baxter Monday night.

The Tigerettes scored ten runs in the first inning, one run in the third, and three runs in the fourth inning.

Page, the winning pitcher, struck out five and walked one.

Tigerettes Fall to Smith County 6-5

The DeKalb County Tigerettes, the top seed in the District Softball Tournament, lost to the Smith County Lady Owls Friday night at Baxter 6 to 5.

The Tigerettes drop into the loser's bracket and will play again Monday at 5:30 p.m. against Cannon County.

Smith County won the right to take on the Tigerettes by beating York Institute earlier in the day on Friday. Livingston Academy was also a winner, beating Cannon County.

DeKalb County and Smith County each scored one run in the second inning. The Lady Owls scored three more runs to take a 4 to 1 lead in the top of the fourth inning. The Tigerettes answered with a three run fifth inning to tie the game at 4 to 4 and then scored one run in the bottom of the sixth to take a 5 to 4 lead into the seventh inning. But Smith County rallied in the top of the seventh inning scoring two runs to come from behind and win 6 to 5.

Tigers Close out Regular Season

The DeKalb County Tigers picked up two more victories this week as they now prepare for the district tournament next week.

On Thursday, the Tigers shutout Trousdale County 9 to 0 and on Tuesday, DeKalb County defeated Bledsoe County 5 to 2.

In the game with Trousdale County, the Tigers scored one run in the first inning, one run in the fourth, five runs in the fifth, and two runs in the sixth.

Cody Puckett, the winning pitcher, pitched a shutout through six innings and struck out ten. Hunter Graham, the closer, went one inning and he struck out two and walked one.

Destry Wiggins, three singles
Shane Salley, a double, a sacrifice bunt and an RBI
Tyler Caldwell, a single, double, and an RBI
Corey Atnip, two singles and fourRBI
Andrew Atnip, single
Cody Puckett, double
Jesse Sutton, double

In the game with Bledsoe County, the Tigers scored two runs in the second inning, one run in the third, one run in the fifth, and one run in the sixth inning.

Tigerettes Sweep Red Boiling Springs in Doubleheader

The DeKalb County Tigerettes swept both games of a double header with Red Boiling Springs in Smithville Wednesday, winning each game by identical scores of 9 to 1.

In the first game, the Tigerettes scored one run in the first inning, five runs in the second inning, two runs in the fourth inning, and one run in the fifth inning.

Red Boiling Springs scored one run in the first inning.

Morgan Page, the winning pitcher, went five innings and gave up one run on three hits. She struck out six and walked four.

Alex Meadows had an inside the park homerun with three RBI
Cynthia Woodward, double
Jaylen Garrett, two doubles
Kristina Stephens, two singles
Kayla Self, single
Annieka Norton, single
Brooke Hutchings, two doubles

In the second game, the Tigerettes scored two runs in the first inning, four runs in the second, and three runs in the third inning.

Red Boiling Springs scored one run in the fourth inning


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