49ers edge Gonzales at Mid-South Regional

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Aug. 5—Davis Oswalt tossed a complete game, and the Tupelo 49ers edged Gonzales (La.) 2-1 in the second round of the American Legion Mid-South Regional on Thursday night at Pelham, Alabama.

Oswalt allowed one run on seven hits with seven strikeouts and zero walks in seven innings. Gonzales had the tying run on third base in the seventh, but Oswalt got a strikeout to end the game.

Tupelo (34-1) will next face Troy (Ala.) at 4 p.m. Friday.

The 49ers scored both of their runs in the first inning. Ethan McCarthy's two-out RBI single made it 1-0, and then he scored on Jackson Cheek's single.

brad.locke@journalinc.com