Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress
Ryan Powell, a senior and an All-District choice from a year ago, hurled Troup to a 13-5 triumph over rival Arp Tuesday evening in Arp.
Troup (6-2, 2-0 18-2A) was able to keep pace with Sabine at the top of the league standings as a result of the victory.
The Tigers scored in every inning except the first one and managed to hand a three spot onto the scoreboard in both the sixth and seventh innings.
Troup carried a 10-2 lead into the final segment.
Tanner Emery and Powell both doubled for the winners.
Chase Bonner was charged with the pitching loss for Arp (2-3, 0-1).
Troup continues district play at 7 p.m. Friday by hosting the Hawkins Hawks at 7 p.m.
Hawkins will bring a 1-1 district record into Friday’s fray.
Troup, who went 9-2 in conference play a season ago, is coached by Tell Ross