Clark baseball wins 3 of 4 vs. Clackamas

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The Clark College baseball team took three out of four games from Clackamas after a split on Saturday. Clark won the first game 11-6 and Clackamas won the second 4-1 at Kindsfather Field.

Clark (23-11, 13-7) won both games on Friday, defeating Clackamas 14-1 and 9-0.

An eight-run fourth inning proved to be enough to hold off a late Clackamas rally in Game 1 on Saturday.

Parker Franklin was 3 for 5 with a double, home run and four RBI for the Penguins. Justin Juarez was 3 for 3 with a double and RBI, and Brayden Maney hit a solo home run.

In Game 2, Clackamas scored all its runs in the first inning. Clark scored its run in the fifth. The Penguins also stranded eight baserunners.

SOFTBALL: Clark was swept by second-ranked Clackamas 13-3 and 13-0 on Saturday.

In the first game, Battle Ground grad Haley Hamilton was 2 for 3 with an RBI double that tied the game at 1-1 in the first.

Clark took a 2-1 lead after two innings and trailed 4-3 after five, but Clackamas scored eight runs in the sixth to put the game out of reach.

Clark was held to one hit in the second game.

The Penguins (7-18, 1-9) were coming off their first conference win in two years, having beaten Chemeketa 6-2 on Tuesday. Clark had 11 hits in the game with Alicia Huegli hitting two doubles and knocking in two runs.