Rascals fall 2-0 versus Tupelo

Tupelo needed only two runs to top the Rascals Tuesday night, as netiher team had a productive night offensively.

Tallahatchie started the game with their only two hits, as Lee Wilson and John Stephens had back-to-back singles, but neither David Williams or Ben Wallis could bring the runners home.

Tupelo scored their first run in the second, as the Thunder loaded the bases after Matt Lewis and Tyler Vuncannon were walked, and Whit Whitten singled. The third walk of the inning placed Ladarius Cole on base, while plating Lewis, making 1-0 in favor of the visitors.

The Thunder would add on their second run later in the sixth, after a single by Trey Spencer scored Rod Williams who was hit by a pitch to start the inning.

Jon Paul Barber (2-0) picked up the win, pitching a complete game, shutting out the Rascals and allowing only two hits with six strikeouts.

Austin Anderson (1-2) had the loss, but left in the third after hurting his akiles tendonin his planting foot.

The Rascals (11-5) will face Tupelo again on Thursday.