Troy 6U finish runner-up in World Series

Published 8:09 pm Sunday, July 21, 2019

The Troy 6U baseball team came up one win shy of winning a World Series Championship on Sunday. They fell to Sweetwater (Tennessee) 11-8 in Brookhaven Mississippi.

Once tied 3-3, Troy entered the final inning trailing by four runs. They trimmed it down to three, but couldn’t inch any closer.

After knocking off both Hattiesburg and Searcy on day one of the tournament on Friday, Troy picked up a win against Kosciusko (Ms.) on Saturday sending them to the single-elimination portion of the tournament.

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They began Sunday with a 12-4 win over Columbia and then knocked off Hueytown 5-2, sending them to the championship round.

Troy is coached by Scott Ross, Trey Houlton, Henry Gutierrez and Matt Brown. Players include Zane Brookins, Coggins Brown, Cole Cleveland, Elliott Cochran, Jaylin Copeland, Ethan Ernsberger, Alex Gutierrez, Noah Houlton, Barrett Powell, Parker Precise, Judson Ross and Brooks Wallace.