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DCHS Tennis Teams Defeat Warren County

The DCHS Tennis Teams resumed play in Warren County on Thursday, April 8 after taking a week off for Spring Break. The girls team got the win against the Warren Co. Pioneers 5 to 4. Getting wins in the singles matches were Katie Colwell, Leah Davis, Summer Morse, and Caitlyn Harwell while Colwell and Davis also won their doubles match. The boys didn’t fair as well as they lost to the Pioneers 2-7. Getting wins for the boys were Nathaniel Wessel and the doubles team of Isaac Brown and Brett Walker pulling out the win in a tie-breaker 8-8 (7-5).

Both teams are now 3 wins and 2 losses on the season. The teams have three matches scheduled for next week: At Cannon Co. 4/19, at home Watertown 4/20 and home Cannon Co. 4/22. All matches start at 3:30 and home matches are played at the courts across from Smithville Golf Course.




Johnson’s Walk-off Gives Tigerettes Victory Over Waverly Central

It came down to the wire on Friday, but the DeKalb County Tigerettes took the victory on a dramatic walk-off double in the late innings sealing their victory over Waverly Central in the softball tournament at Waverly. The Tigerettes were down 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh inning when Emma Johnson doubled on an 0-2 count, scoring two runs.

Waverly Central fired up the offense in the second inning scoring one run when Sadie Vaughn singled.

DeKalb County knotted the game up at one in the bottom of the fourth inning. Ellie Cripps lined out, scoring one run.

Cripps was the winning pitcher for DeKalb County. She went seven innings, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out two.

Shelby Baker took the loss for Waverly Central. Baker went six and two-thirds innings, allowing four runs on six hits and striking out five.

The Tigerettes tallied six hits including two each from Jacey Hatfield and Aniston Farler




Early Lead for Tigerettes Sets Stage for Victory Over Obion County

The DeKalb County Tigerettes grabbed an early lead on its way to a 5-3 victory over Obion County on Friday in the Waverly Tournament.

DC scored on a groundout by Jacey Hatfield and a single by Aly Griffith in the first inning.
Bri Murphy earned the win for the Tigerettes. The righty lasted six innings, allowing nine hits and three runs while striking out three and walking none.

Brea Martin took the loss for Obion County. The hurler lasted five innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while striking out three.

Griffith went 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Tigerettes in hits.




Tigerette Ellie Cripps pitches perfect game against Cannon County

Ellie Cripps was perfect in the pitching circle on Tuesday to lead the DeKalb County Tigerettes past Cannon County 15-0.

The Tigerettes fired up the offense in the first inning. Jacey Hatfield hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.

DeKalb County tallied six runs in the fourth inning. Hatfield, Bri Murphy, Aniston Farler, and Elaina Turner all contributed with RBIs.

Cripps pitched a no hit shutout over four innings, striking out three and walking none.

Maddie Arnold took the loss for Cannon County surrendering 11 runs on six hits over three innings, striking out two and walking one.

The Tigerettes hit three home runs on the day. Emma Martin went yard in the third inning. Murphy had a dinger in the third inning and Hatfield went deep in the fourth inning.

Martin, Cripps, Emma Johnson, Farler, Turner, Murphy, Aly Griffith, and Hatfield all had one hit to lead the Tigerettes and Griffith had three of the teams 13 stolen bases.

DeKalb County didn’t commit a single error in the field. Madison Martin had six chances, the most on the team.




Tigerettes Shutout Central Magnet 11-0

The DCHS Tigerettes shutout Central Magnet 11-0 on the road Friday.

DeKalb opened up scoring in the first inning when Jacey Hatfield homered on a 2-2 count, scoring two runs. The Tigerettes scored four more runs in the fourth inning with RBIs by Morgan Walker, Aly Griffith, and Ellie Cripps.

Cripps earned the victory on the rubber. The righthander pitched a four hit shutout over six innings, striking out three and walking one.

The losing pitcher for Central Magnet surrendered nine runs on seven hits over four innings, striking out two.

The Tigerettes tallied nine hits including two each by Hatfield and Bri Murphy to lead the team. Walker had three of DeKalb’s ten stolen bases.




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