The losing streak is now at nine for Central Christian College’s baseball team after being swept here Saturday by Clarke University, which had a 4-0 weekend.
CCC, which was 11-3 just two weeks ago, is now 11-12.
The Crusaders won the first game, 14-11.
Zane Howard hit a grand slam and drove in four runs for the Tigers, who also received three hits from Isaac Hill, and two each from Howard, Nate Patterson and Mario Rivera.
Doug Gove took the loss.
Clarke won the second game 16-2, the second such score in this four-game series. Central was held to two hits, with Keaton Snyder taking the loss.
Central will try to get back on track Tuesday when it travels to KCAC member Sterling for a twinbill.
• Game 1 •
Central (11) — Cann 3-2-0-0, Greenbeck 4-2-1-1, Patterson 4-2-2-2, Howard 5-1-2-4, Boedeker 4-1-0-0, Cordova 1-0-0-0, Hill 3-1-3-2, Rivera 2-0-2-1, Romeu 1-1-1-0, Landon 1-0-0-0.
• Game 2 •
Cann 2-0-0-0, Carney 1-0-0-0, Greenbeck 3-1-0-0, Patterson 3-1-0-0, Howard 2-0-0-1, Boedeker 3-0-0-1, Rivera 2-0-0-0, Eshelman 1-0-0-0, Landon 2-0-0-0, Lumley 1-0-0-0, Gorman 2-0-1-0, Carrigan 2-0-1-0, Kemp 1-0-0-0.