The TCPS Eagles defeated Resurrection Christian Eagles 5-2 in the first game of the 1A Baseball State Championship Series at Trustmark Park on Tuesday.
TCPS got things started early with an RBI triple by Noah Foster headlining a three-run first.
However, Resurrection fought back, scoring a run in the third and fourth innings to cut the lead down to 3-2.
Tupelo Christian was ready to respond though with two runs in the sixth to add some insurance and extend the lead back to 5-2.
After Daniel Reddout’s starting performance, Cooper Davis slammed the door shut with a great seventh-inning save to secure the 5-2 game one win.
Game two is set for Thursday at 1 p.m.
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