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Tigerettes knocking it out of the park
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Allison Maynard slides safely into third - photo by Photo by Reed Vanderpool


The DCHS softball Tigerettes gave the Macon County Lady Tigers a 5-0 thumping on March 24.


DeKalb opened the game by putting a run on the board in the first inning, added another in the third, slapped two in in the fifth, and finished off with one more in the sixth and final inning of the game.


Pitcher Kayley Caplinger gave up seven hits in the contest, and struck out three Lady Tigers for the win against the team from Lafayette. Neither squad committed an error in the game.


DeKalb put in nine hits, with two singles from Tyra Graham, and additional one-baggers from Katie Hall, Dani Meadows, Myranda Bailiff and Reagan Patton.


Myranda Bailiff hit a double for the Tiger offensive effort, while Loren Cripps blasted two home runs to help with the win.


The Tigerettes then faced the Cannon County Lionettes at DCHS on March 26, putting another win on the books. The final score was 4-1


Cannon County opened the game with a run in the first, their only score of the game. DeKalb did not match the Lionettes until the third inning, when the broke loose and put three Tigerettes across the plate. DeKalb added one more run in the fifth before the contest was ended by rain in the sixth inning.


Winning pitcher Kayley Caplinger struck out three Lionettes and gave up six hits in the game. DeKalb committed three errors, while Cannon committed one.


The Tigerettes put seven hits on the books, with doubles from Tyra Graham and Katie Hall, two singles from the bat of Dani Meadows. Tyra Graham, Kayley Caplinger, and Lexi Bates capped off the Tigerette offense with singles as well.


The ladies will travel to face Upperman on April 2 at 4:30 p.m., play Warren County at home on April 3 at 2 p.m., and will meet York Institute, also in DeKalb, on April 7 at 4:30 p.m.