March 2, 2014

Dalton Middle begins baseball year with win

From Staff Reports

— Dalton Middle School’s baseball team won 11-1 on Thursday at Heritage Point Park against Chattanooga’s Baylor Middle School team.

Four pitchers combined for a two-hitter for the Dalton Cougars, with J.P. Tighe earning the win as the starter. Dalton tallied 11 hits as Tighe led all with a 4-for-5 day, including a double and five RBIs. Caleb Ramsey finished 3-for-3 at the plate and had a triple. Cade Gabriel ended up 2-for-4 with two RBIs in the Cougars’ season opener.

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