Clark baseball splits DH at Lane

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The Clark College baseball team kept hold of the top spot in the NWAACC South region, splitting a doubleheader with Lane on Monday at Eugene.

Kevin Hamann pitched a complete-game five-hitter as Clark won the first game 1-0.

Lane took the second game 7-3 thanks to a four-run fourth inning rally.

In the opener, Hamann (5-5) struck out four and walked one. Clark scored in the seventh inning. The Penguins had four hits in the game.

In the second game, Clark led 3-1 after its half of the fourth. Lane then put four on the board in the bottom half and held the lead from there.

Jake Ripley had two RBI in the second game for the Penguins.

Clark (29-13, 19-9 NWAACC South) maintained its lead in the division over Lane (24-16, 16-11) and Southwestern Oregon (21-19, 16-11).

Clark finishes the regular season on Friday at Clackamas, while Lane and Southwestern Oregon play each other at Coos Bay, Ore.

(Click here for Game 1 boxscore: Clark 1, Lane 0)

(Click here for Game 2 boxscore: Lane 7, Clark 3)

(Click here for NWAACC baseball standings)