By Austin Bishop
The Choctaw Plaindealer
The Region 4 team for the 2014 State Games of Mississippi Baseball team has been selected. Region 4 coach Tyler Rogers of Nanih Waiya said no Choctaw County athletes tried out for the team, but noted that players from several area schools were chosen.
The team was made up of athletes from Eupora, Louisville, Winston Academy, Nanih Waiya, New Hope, Columbus, Starkville, and Starkville Academy as well as others.
Pitcher/Infielder Trey Pittman of Eupora High School made the squad, while shortstop/pitcher Reed McCool of Winston Academy, first baseman A.J. Triplett of Louisville, and outfielder Isaiah Eiland and outfielder/infielder Peyton Jones of Nanih Waiya also made the team.
The District 4 team is scheduled to arrive in Meridian on June 24 for the eight-team, double-elimination event. The tournament is usually highly attended by college and professional scouts.