49ers fall to Troy at Mid-South Regional

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Aug. 6—Tupelo fell into the losers bracket of the American Legion Mid-South Regional in Pelham, Alabama.

The 49ers lost to Troy (Ala.) 3-1 on Friday afternoon. They will face Jefferson City (Mo.) at 10 a.m. Saturday in an elimination game.

Tupelo (34-2) was held to five hits and didn't score until the fifth inning, by which point Troy had already taken a 3-0 lead. Reigh Jordan tossed five innings to earn the win, allowing three hits with four strikeouts and three walks.

J.W. Armistead took the loss despite a strong outing. He gave up three runs on seven hits and struck out 10 in seven innings.

Brooks Bryan led Troy at the plate with two doubles and two RBIs.

brad.locke@journalinc.com