STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - The Jamestown Jammers took an early lead against the State College Spikes, but failed to hold it for a 5-2 New York-Penn League loss on Sunday.
It was the Spikes' fifth straight win after a completing a three-game sweep and the Jammers have lost seven in a row.
The Jammers opened the scoring with a run in the second inning when Mike Suchy led off with a triple and scored in a sacrifice fly by Chase Simpson.
Jamestown added another run in the third when Erik Lunde singled with one out, stole second and scored on a single by Carl Anderson.
State College cut the lead to 2-1 in the bottom of the third.
Jhohan Acevedo and Darren Seferina opened the inning with singles and Acevedo scored on a one-out single by Jake Stone.
Then the Spikes took a 3-2 lead with a pair of runs in the fourth when Chase Raffield walked with two outs and Brian O'Keefe followed with a home run.
State College broke the game open with two more runs in the bottom of the eighth for a 5-2 lead.
Danny Diekroeger and Stone opened the frame with singles and they moved up on a wild pitch by Jammers' reliever Andy Otamendi. Rowan Wick singled home the first run and the second scored on a sacrifice fly by Ronnierd Garcia.
In the ninth, Jamestown was retired in order.
Jamestown starting pitcher Tyler Eppler took the loss (0-1) Will Anderson with a winning pitcher and Kyle Grana picked up the save,
The Jammers open a two-game series at Batavia tonight.