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.