Tupelo 49ers win state American Legion championship

The 49ers advance to the Southern Regional next month in Tampa.

Posted: Jul 29, 2019 7:41 PM
Updated: Jul 29, 2019 7:46 PM

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WTVA) - Will Armistead's walk-off base hit RBI lifted the Tupelo 49ers past the Pontotoc Red Sox, 6-5, in the American Legion state championship baseball tournament final on Monday.

Hammer Franks homered for the 49ers while Ramsey Ivy picked up the win on the mound.

The 49ers (18-10-1) advance to the Southeast Regional tournament, Aug. 7-11 in Tampa, Fla.

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