SPRING MILLS — Cole Kephart clubbed two home runs, singled and drove in eight runs to power the Clearfield VFW Teener fall baseball team to a 21-1 romp in the opener of a doubleheader sweep against host Penns Valley Sunday afternoon.
The visitors rolled to a 12-1 win in the nightcap for a 4-0 start to the season.
Shutdown pitching highlighted the one-sided, six-inning victories, Penns Valley managing only two hits in each game.
Thomas Summers and Nate Brady were the winning hurlers.
Dan Collins also banged out three hits with two RBIs in the first game, while Curt Collins had two singles and two RBIs and Noah Cline and Zack Timchak added two singles apiece to the 14-hit attack.
In Game 2, Timchak had two of Clearfield’s seven hits and chased in two runs. Josh Kennedy doubled for the lone extra base blow, and Brady had three RBIs.
Clearfield’s next outing will be Thursday afternoon at Bigler-West Branch.
Clearfield 203 438 – 21 14 2
Penns Valley 000 001 - 1 2 8
W – Thomas Summers (2-0). L – Tim Fox.
Three hits – Cole Kephart, Dan Collins (C). Two hits – Curt Collins, Noah Cline, Zach Timchak (C).
HR – Kephart 2 (2).
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Clearfield 104 250 – 12 7 1
Penns Valley 000 000 - 1 2 4
W – Nate Brady (1-0). L – Logan Johnson.
Two hits – Timchak (C).
2B – Josh Kennedy (C).