Clark College women's hoops clinches top seed

By

Published:

 

Brooke Bowen had 23 points and 15 rebounds Wednesday, helping the Clark College women's basketball team beat visiting South Puget Sound 86-48.

The win clinched the top seed from the West Division to the NWAACC Tournament. The Penguins (22-3, 14-1) can clinch the outright division title with a win on Saturday at third-place Highline of Burien.

"We're looking to win the (division) championship outright," Clark coach Al Aldridge said.

On Wednesday, the Penguins outrebounded the Clippers 64-29. Clark scored 21 second-chance points and scored 25 points off turnovers.

SirRenahdi Battle and Shantell Jackson each scored 13 points, and all 10 Penguns who played scored.

Clark men 88, South Puget Sound 69 -- Sean Price scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Penguins final home game of the season.

Clark (23-1, 15-0) scored 23 points off turnovers and outscored the Clippers 16-5 on second-chance points. Hayden Hall had 15 points and Josh Hall scored 14.

The Penguins have clinched the West Division championship and will try to complete a perfect run through their division opponents when they close the regular season at 2 p.m. Saturday at Highline of Burien.