High school baseball: Bald Eagle Area upends Tyrone in eight innings

From CDT staff reportsApril 12, 2014 

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Bald Eagle Area's Nate Cleaver (21) is congratulated at the plate by his teammates after his home run against Tyrone on Friday. Cleaver went 3-for-5 with three RBIs, including a walk-off single in the eighth to lift the Eagles to a 6-5 win.

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— Nate Cleaver came through with a walk-off single to right-center field to lift Bald Eagle Area past Tyrone 6-5 in eight innings Friday.

Cleaver finished 3-for-5, scored two runs and drove in three to lead the Eagles (4-3). Colton Comly pitched a complete game, allowing all five runs in the third inning and striking out seven. Comly limited Tyrone to one hit after the third inning, giving his team a chance to erase a 5-3 deficit.

Cleaver’s solo home run in the fifth pulled Bald Eagle Area within one. Bryce Greene, who finished 3-for-5, doubled to score Brandon Gettig to tie it in the sixth. After Greene led off with a double in the eighth and advanced to third on an infield single, Cleaver scored him on the single.

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