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Tigers blank Sweet Water on road

R.J. Cox finished 3 for 4 and drove in two runs on the road against Sweet Water. Cox is tied for the team lead in RBIs with 17 on the season.

R.J. Cox finished 3 for 4 and drove in two runs on the road against Sweet Water. Cox is tied for the team lead in RBIs with 17 on the season.

Demopolis jumped on Sweet Water early scoring two runs in the top of the first on the way to a 3-0 shutout road victory over the Sweet Water Bulldogs on April 14.

DHS (14-8) scored its first run when R.J. Cox hit a single to centerfield to score Chandler Barton.

Cox would later score on a passed ball during Hunter Colyar’s at bat to give the Tigers a 2-0 lead.

Then in the top of the second Barton scored once more off of a single by Cox to give DHS the final 3-0 margin needed for the road victory in the in-county rivalry contest.

Cox finished 3 for 4 with 2 RBI to lead the team. Barton also went 3 for 4 with two runs scored and two doubles.

Wesley Allgood put together two hits while Jacob Rodrigues, Jonathon Lewis and Demetrious Davis all recorded a hit.

Colyar (5-1) pitched a complete game while striking out four batters and surrendering five hits.

The Tigers now await to find out who they will face in the first round of the state playoffs on Friday, April 22 at DHS.