Clark College sweeps Centralia

Rebounding leads men to 10-point victory

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The Clark College men’s basketball team dominated the boards to make up for a shooting night shooting and beat Centralia College 73-63 on Wednesday.

The Penguins outrebounded Centralia 46-28 as all five Clark starters had five or six rebounds each. Devon Kiser came off the bench and pulled down six rebounds.

Clark also had five players score in double figures, led by 19 points from Lucas Swanson.

Clark jumped out early, taking a 38-17 lead by halftime, and maintained control of the lead despite making just 1 of 8 3-point attempts.

Women

Clark 64, Centralia 39 -- Deborah Simmers had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Chelsea Dyson added 17 points as Clark shut down Centralia.

Centralia shot 22 percent from the field against the Penguins, who forced 26 turnovers.

The Clark men and women play next Saturday at Grays Harbor.