Baker Sweeps Peru State

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The 19th-ranked Baker Wildcats took a double header from the visiting Peru State softball team Sunday. The games were played at Free State High School in Lawrence, Kan., due to the field conditions of the Wildcats’ home site.

Baker won the first game 11-0 before breaking a 3-3 tie in the second game for the win. The Wildcats improved to 14-4 overall and are 3-1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart). Peru State fell to 1-9 on the season and are 0-2 in conference play.

Peru State was to have hosted Mount Mercy (Iowa) on Thursday in Heart action at 1 p.m. However, due to the flooding situation, the games have been moved to April 28.

The Bobcats will head to Missouri to play a pair of conference games on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday, Peru State will face Missouri Valley in Marshall, Mo., at 1 p.m. The Vikings are off to a 5-6 start and have yet to play a conference game.

On Sunday, Peru State will be in Fayette, Mo., to face Central Methodist in a double header beginning at noon. The Eagles, who are receiving votes, are 8-6 on the season and have yet to face a conference foe.

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