Clippers lose an extra-innings heartbreaker to St. Clair in a game in Canada

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Muskegon Clippers dropped a heartbreaker to the St. Clair Green Giants by a score of 10-9 on Friday night in Tecumseh, Ontario.

The Clippers found themselves trailing 3-1 heading into the eighth inning, but rallied for three runs to gain a 4-3 lead.

The Green Giants fought back in the bottom half by plating four runs and grabbing a 7-4 lead.

Down to their final out in the ninth, the Clippers got a huge two-run double by Nolan Bryant to tie the game 7-7.

In the 11th inning Muskegon pushed across two runs via walks to gain a 9-7 lead, but the Green Giants scraped together a couple hits and ended the game with a two-r,un walk-off single through the left side of the infield.

Wyatt Featherston led the offense with three hits, while Bryant and Connor Henderson added two apiece.

Mitch Ashcraft went 7 1/3 innings on the mound. allowing six runs, while Brian Taggett threw 2 2/3 innings out of the bullpen, only allowing one run.

The Clippers dropped to 15-19 overall and are in third place in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League Northern Division Standings.

Muskegon will look to rebound Saturday night in the finale of the two-game series with the Green Giants.

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