Clark completes sweep of Green River



The Clark College baseball team completed a four-game NWAACC West Division sweep of Green River on Sunday.

The Penguins took both games at Kindsfather Field, 8-2 and 6-1.

In the first game, Clark had five hits — all singles — and scored three unearned runs. Kyle Vanderkin drove in two runs.

Chance Nelson earned the victory, giving up five hits while striking out seven over eight innings.

The Clark bats heated up for the second game as the Penguins had 10 hits. They scored all six runs in the third inning.

Skyview High grad Spencer Ramsey was 2 for 2, both doubles, and drove in three runs.

Matt Hopp, Richard Apaigo, and Daniel Walsh each had two hits.

Ryan Shockey picked up the victory, giving up three hits over six innings.

The Penguins (14-16, 5-7) next face Grays Harbor on Saturday at Kindsfather Field and Sunday at Aberdeen.

Click here for Game 1 boxscore: Clark 8, Green River 2

Click here for Game 2 boxscore: Clark 6, Green River 1


Clark finished the NWAACC Crossover Tournament in Yakima with a 1-3 record. The Penguins lost both games on Sunday, falling to Treasure Valley 14-13 and Columbia Basin 10-1.

After being down 13-5 after four innings to Treasure Valley, Clark rallied back with a six-run fifth to cut the lead to 13-11.

Clark then scored once in the sixth and seventh to tie the game at 13, but Treasure Valley pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the seventh.

Columbia Basin held Clark to three hits in its win over the Penguins.

Hitting highlights from the games were not reported.

Clark (2-18) is next scheduled to visit Longview on Saturday to take on Lower Columbia.

Click here for boxscore: Treasure Valley 14, Clark 13

Click here for boxscore: Columbia Basin 10, Clark 1