||49ers down Red Sox for American Legion title
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — The Tupelo 49ers defeated the Pontotoc Red Sox in an 18-15 slugfest on Monday to win the state American Legion baseball title.
Pontotoc, fighting out of the loser's bracket, defeated Tupelo 8-4 earlier in the day to force a second game in the championship round.
The tournament was played at Oak Grove High School in Hattiesburg.
The 49ers advance to the Mid-South Regionals with the victory.