Titans Rally in State Semi-finals Win

Curry Brown, left, guards home plate as he waits for the throw from second base in the Semi-final round of the state tournament Friday. The Colonels scored the ru, but Mercer and Brown scored the 7-2 win.

The Mercer County Titans baseball team advanced to the Forcht Bank KHSAA State Championship for the second time in three years Friday night by defeating the Colonels of Henderson County, 7-2.

Henderson County took a 1-0 lead in the opening inning as Mercer starting pitcher J.T. Long gave up one run on three hits. Long finished the game going all seven innings and giving up two runs on two hits while striking out six earning the win.

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