CLEARFIELD — Clearfield tumbled to 5-6-3 in VFW Teener League Fall Ball with a loss and a tie against West Branch in a weekend home-and-home series.
Saturday at the Lawrence Township Recreation Park Field, Clearfield piled up a 9-1 lead after two innings, only to watch West Branch ride two big outbursts to a 14-10 victory.
Jesse Martin spurred the visitors with four hits and three runs batted in.
For Clearfield, Will Myers had two hits and two RBIs, Jarrit Wagner doubled and singled and Gavin Starr drove in three runs.
Sunday at the Bigler Community Field, Clearfield again was unable to hold an early lead and had to settle for a 5-5 tie in a game halted after seven innings because of the time-limit rule.
Marcus Luzier doubled and singled and Logan Lykens singled twice for Clearfield, while Cole Kephart had a pair of hits for Bigler.
Up next for Clearfield is a trip to Huntingdon Sunday for a 1 p.m. doubleheader.
West Branch 107 005 1 – 14 11 2
Clearfield 630 000 1 – 10 9 1
W – Ike Taylor. L – Wyatt Porter (1-1).
Four hits – (WB) Jesse Martin. Two hits – (C) Jarrit Wagner, Will Myers.
2B – (C) Wagner.
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Clearfield 120 020 0 – 5 6 4
West Branch 002 030 0 – 5 6 2
Two hits – (C) Marcus Luzier, Logan Lykens; (WB) Cole Kephart.
2B – (C) Luzier.