Team Record: Latta 14-7.
Up Next: Latta vs. Roff 2 p.m. Thursday at Highway 1 Classic in Latta.
Monday, April 14
Tupelo 11, Wapanucka 3
WAPANUCKA 200 001 — 3 4 3
TUPELO 512 102 — 11 8 0
Wall, Wood (1) and catcher’s name not available; Tyler Daffern and catcher’s name not available. WP – Daffern. LP – Wall. 2B – Bry Bratcher, Daffern (T). HL – McCarty 2-3, 2 RS; Wall 1-2, 2 RBIs; Weese 1-3, 1 RS (W). Caleb Watson 2-2, 1 RBI, 2 RS; Daffern 2-3, 1 RBI, 2 RS; Bratcher 2-4, 1 RBI, 2 RS; Chisum Henry 1-2, 3 RS; Corey McCollum 1-4 (T).
NOTEWORTHY: Tyler Daffern allowed just three earned runs off four hits with no walks and seven strikeouts in six complete innings as Tupelo trounced Wapanucka, 11-3, on Monday. Daffern also went 2-for-3 from the plate, doubled once, drove home a run and scored twice in the Tigers’ eight-hit attack. Teammate Caleb Watson was 2-for-2 with one RBI and two runs scored, and Bry Bratcher went 2-for-4 with a double, one RBI and two runs scored. Chisum Henry was 1-for-2 with three RBIs for Tupelo, which jumped on Wapanucka with five first-inning runs and cruised from there.
Tuesday, April 15
Tupelo 5, Vanoss 3
VANOSS 300 000 0 — 3 3 4
TUPELO 010 202 x — 5 5 4
Mulliniks, McCulley (6) and catcher’s name not available; Luke Leland and Tyler Daffern. WP – Leland. LP – McCulley. 2B – McCulley (V). Caleb Watson (R). HL – Phillips 1-3, 1 RS; McCulley 1-3; Mulliniks 1-3 (V). Chisum Henry 1-2, 2 RS; Daffern 1-2, 1 RS; Jordan Thunderbull 1-2; Caleb Watson 1-3, 1 RBI; Bry Bratcher 1-4, 1 RBI, 1 RS (T).
NOTEWORTHY: Luke Leland gave up just three hits as all three Vanoss runs were unearned in the Tigers’ 5-3 win over Vanoss on Tuesday. Leland allowed no walks and struck out four in earning the pitching victory. Tupelo ended up with five hits as Caleb Watson doubled and drove in a run in a 1-for-3 effort. Chisum Henry, Tyler Daffern and Jordan Thunderbull were each 1-for-2, as Henry scored a pair of runs while Daffern crossed the plate once. Bry Bratcher knocked in a run and scored once while going 1-for-4. Vanoss took a 3-0 lead in the first before Tupelo scored once in the second, two times in the fourth and two more times in the sixth to break the 3-all tie.