Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress
TROUP — Posting an unblemished 4-0 record, the Troup Rattlers earned the state championship in the Texas Teenage Baseball Association 12U State Tournament Friday night at Bluebonnet Park in Ennis.
The Rattlers defeated the Rangers form DeKalb in the championship game.
Troup also got past the Rangers in a Thursday night semi-final match-up.
After receiving a first-round bye, the boys from Troup stopped Bragg Appliance on Monday and the Edgewood Bulldogs on Wednesday night to move into the semi-finals of the double-elimination tourney.
The Rattlers were coached by Tim Ross.
Team members included, Weslee Ross, Brandon Pike, Walker Adams, Jones Ard, Kriston Johnson, Logan Jarvis, Rowdy Howell, Jaden Lewis, Jesse Bonner, Tristen Mahoney, Tren Jones and Desmon Deason.