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Reed leads Kentucky past Ole Miss, 2-0, in SEC

BRUCE NEWMAN/ASSOCIATED PRESS Catcher Will Allen went 0-for-3 and struck out twice in the Rebels' 2-0 loss to Kentucky in the first round of the SEC Tournament BRUCE NEWMAN/ASSOCIATED PRESS Catcher Will Allen went 0-for-3 and struck out twice in the Rebels' 2-0 loss to Kentucky in the first round of the SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) - A.J. Reed pitched 5-2/3 scoreless innings and went 4 for 4 at the plate with a solo home run to lead Kentucky to a 2-0 victory over Mississippi on Tuesday in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament.

Reed (5-2) and Taylor Rogers combined to throw a seven-hitter for the Wildcats in a game that was played in 2 hours and 21 minutes.

The victory snapped a 4-game losing streak for Kentucky (42-15), while the loss was the fifth in a row for the Rebels (34-23).

Reed's fourth-inning home run, his fourth of the season, gave the Wildcats a 1-0 lead. Cameron Flynn made the score 2-0 in the sixth with a single that scored Luke Maile.

Matt Snyder had four hits for Ole Miss. Snyder and Reed accounted for 8 of the game's 14 hits.

Bobby Wahl (6-3) struck out six through six innings in the loss.

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