Tupelo wins Mid-South Regional opener, 6-2

Baseball StockThe Tupelo 49ers defeated Hays, Kan., 6-2 Thursday in the opening round of the Senior American Legion Mid-South Regional in North Little Rock, Ark.

Destin Hahn and Drew Carter had two hits and two RBI each for Tupelo.

Hudson Roy had two hits, including a double.

Tanner Poole was the winning pitcher.

Tupelo (20-9) plays Missouri or Arkansas at 4:30 p.m. today in a secondround winner’s bracket game of the double-elimination tournament. The regional winner advances to the Legion World Series.