Clark shines for Columbiana in DH sweep of Liberty

The Clippers won, 5-3 and 17-2 Saturday, improving to 13-2 on the season

The Clippers won, 5-3 and 17-2 Saturday, improving to 13-2 on the season.

COLUMBIANA, Ohio (WYTV) – Columbiana senior Jake Clark threw eight strikeouts in a complete game effort to help the Clippers beat Liberty, 5-3 Saturday at Firestone Park.

The Clippers followed that performance with a 17-2 win in Game 2. Clark (3-1) allowed just four hits with one earned and one walk in a complete seven innings. He also had two RBI’s from the plate.

Mitch Davidson went 2-2 with two triples and an RBI, while Chase Franken scored three runs on two hits, including a triple. Keenan Green also finished with two RBI’s for the Clippers.

The Clippers scattered 11 hits in Game 2 and used a strong outing from AJ Perkins (2K’s, 0ER, 4 IP).

Columbiana improves to 13-2 on the season and host Leetonia Monday at Firestone Park at 5 p.m.