Saturday, January 19, 2019
SCHEDULING NOTE: Kirkwood's ICCAC basketball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday at 1 and 3 p.m. has been pushed back to 3 and 5 p.m....
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Clark stars as Eagles sweep Northeast

NORFOLK, Neb. - Cal Clark hit a grand slam and drove in nine runs  Monday as the eighth-ranked Kirkwood Eagles swept a conference  doubleheader from Northeast Community College, 12-1 and 7-4.

The first game was stopped after five innings due to the college mercy rule.

Clark, a second baseman from Cedar Rapids Prairie, went 3-for-3 with a  double, grand slam and seven RBIs in the first game and collected two  more RBIs in the second game.

Ellison Hanna went 3-for-4 with a double, home run, two RBIs and three  runs in the opener. Izaya Fullard also went 3-for-4 with a double and  scored twice. Spencer Wiskus and Ross Kramer scored twice.

Peyton (1-1) pitched a complete game in the opener for his first  victory of the season. He allowed only two hits and one unearned run  in the 12-1 triumph, with nine strikeouts and no walks.

Taylor Jackson, Fullard and Wiskus had two hits in the 7-4 victory in  the second game. Korry Howell, Fullard and Wiskus scored twice.  Jackson hit a triple.

Adam Ketelsen (6-0) tossed six innings for his sixth victory of the  year against no losses. He allowed two runs on five hits, with eight  strikeouts and one walk.

Cameron Cowan pitched 2 1/3 strong innings in relief, allowing only  one hit and no runs. He struck out three batters and walked one.

Kirkwood swept the four-game series at Northeast Community College and  raised its record in the ICCAC conference to 14-3-1. The Eagles are  locked in a battle for the conference lead with Southeastern Community  College, which holds a slight lead at 16-4.

Kirkwood raised its overall record to 31-9-1. Northeast fell to 16-28  overall and 5-15 in the conference.


Kirkwood      014 07 - 12 13 1
Northeast     000 10 - 1 2 0

W - Long (1-1).


Kirkwood      000 241 000 - 7 9 0
Northeast     101 000 200 - 4 9 2

W - Ketelsen (6-0). S - Cowan (1).


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