The Clark College baseball team held off one Grays Harbor rally Sunday, but couldn’t hold off two.
The Penguins split an NWAACC West Division doubleheader with the Chokers at Kindsfather Field, winning the first game 10-6 and losing the second 12-9.
In the opener, Clark (18-8, 6-6) built an 8-1 advantage through five innings before Grays Harbor (4-21, 1-9) got to within 8-4. Clark added two insurance runs in the bottom of the eighth to seal the win.
Connor Perry went 3 for 4 with a double, triple and four RBI. Bud Collura also had three hits, and Jordan Entriken was 2 for 4 with a double and three RBI.
Clark had a four-run lead twice in the second game, but Grays Harbor scored five in the sixth inning to surge ahead 12-7 and get its first division win.
Nick Woods was 3 for 4 with a double and RBI, and Collura was 2 for 2 with a double and two RBI. Andy Breshears was 2 for 4 with two RBI.
Next for Clark is a four-game set with Green River. Saturday’s doubleheader is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Kindsfather Field, and Sunday’s twinbill is scheduled for Auburn.