Clifton baseball falls to Kirbyville in extras - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Clifton baseball falls to Kirbyville in extras

TYLER, TX (KXXV) -

Clifton will need a game three win over Kirbyville to get to the state baseball tournament.

The Wildcats eked out a 4-3 victory in the second extra inning contest of the series.

The Cubs led the game 2-0 early before Kirbyville battled back making it 3-2 headed to the seventh and final inning.

Clifton tied the contest and sent it to extra innings, but the Cubs were battling the weather as well as the Wildcats.

Catchers from both teams had to be subbed out due to the head.

Kirbyville was able to tough it out for a 4-3 victory in the 11th inning. 

The two teams will meet Saturday night in Jacksonville for the 5:00 deciding game.

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