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Tigers get win on senior night
DCHS Baseball senior night
Senior Palmer Sapp (3) congratulates fellow senior Connor Bearden with a helmet tap as he reaches home plate after hitting a two-run homerun in the fourth inning against East Hall on senior night. - photo by Colin Ochs
Losing the first two games in the series against East Hall didn’t dampen the Tigers’ spirit on senior night. The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team put on a show for everyone in attendance as the Tigers routed the Vikings 17-7 via the mercy rule in Friday night’s home victory. Despite the win, the Tigers playoff chances took a big hit with the two losses to East Hall (2-1 and 5-2) earlier in the week. Dawson County (10-14, 7-8 Region 7-AAA) may not make the playoffs this season, but that doesn’t mean senior Palmer Sapp has enjoyed his senior year any less. “I can sit here and tell you that it’s my senior year and it’s supposed to be fun and it’s supposed to be my final go and all that, but it’s not just that, it’s the guys,” said Sapp about his career at Dawson County. “Those are my brothers. You know, whether we make the playoffs or finish dead last and don’t win a game this season, you know I’m going to keep in contact with them until the day I die.