From staff reports
CLARENCE - Larry Wolfe's Mifflin County American Legion team got off to a rocky start on Monday evening, but bounced back in fine fashion to pick up its first victory of the season - an 8-5 road triumph over Clarence that was called after six innings due to darkness.
"I was sort of pleased with (starting pitcher) A.J. Scheffel," Wolfe said. "He got off to a pretty tough start and started off the game by hitting the first batter. But he settled down and threw pretty well after that. Young pitchers have to learn that it doesn't always go your way and I was happy that he hung in there."
Four Mifflin County hitters recorded multiple hits on the afternoon - Hunter Thompson, Nick Eversole, Kody Stine and Nick Stuck - in the eight-run, twelve-hit attack.
"In the first (inning), we left two or three runners on and I was thinking it could turn into a pretty long game for us," Wolfe explained. "But then we had some kids get some big hits in some key situations so it turned out good for us."
Mifflin County (1-1) returns to action on Wednesday at Philipsburg.