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Clark athletics report: Risk of virus cancels, moves games

The Columbian
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The Clark baseball and softball teams both had to deal with cancellations last week due the risk of coronavirus.

So did the NWAC women’s and men’s basketball tournaments at Everett Community College.

On Monday, the NWAC announced the first two rounds of the women’s tournament would be Thursday and Friday at Linn-Benton in Albany, Ore. The men’s tournament will start Thursday at Clackamas in Oregon City. The men’s and women’s semifinals and finals will be held at Clackamas on Saturday and Sunday.

Baseball

Record: 5-0 overall

Upcoming schedule

• Shoreline at Clark (DH), noon Wednesday at Kindsfather Field

• Clark at Blue Mountain (DH), noon Saturday at Pendleton, Ore.

• Clark at Walla Walla (DH), 11 a.m. Sunday

Recap of recent results

The Penguins took two games from Centralia on Monday, 10-6 and 7-3 after getting rained out on Sunday. These games were in place of the canceled Wenatchee Valley games. Cheyton Whitright (Kelso HS) and Kai Perreira-Alquiza each went 3 for 5 in the opener for Clark, and pitcher Chad Stoner (Camas HS) improved to 2-0 on the mound. In the second game Lucas Gregory (Mountain View HS) hit a two-run home run and finished 2 for 4 with four RBI.

Softball

Record: 2-3 overall

Upcoming schedule

• Clark at Grays Harbor (DH), noon Saturday at Aberdeen

Recap of recent results

The Penguins did not play last week due to the cancellation of games at Lacey. They open NWAC South play on Saturday.

Track & Field

Upcoming schedule

• Clark at Pacific Preview, Saturday at Forest Grove, Ore.

Recap of recent results

Linfield Icebreaker meet: Micah Kinnunen (Hockinson HS) placed second in the 100 meters (11.29 seconds); Micah Goff (Union HS) was second 5,000 (16:11.22); Jett Pharn-Cromb (Prairie HS) was third in the 100 (11.33) and eighth 200 (23.38); and Paige Neff (Camas HS) was fourth 1,500 (5:01.76). The Clark men were seventh out of 19 scoring teams.

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