Benedictine tops revamped Peru State team

Benedictine tops revamped Peru State team
Claire Cudney goes to the hoop and was fouled on the play. Cudney scored 10 points in her first time in a Bobcat WBB uniform.

ATCHISON, KS – In the first contest featuring a revamped Peru State lineup due to injury, the Benedictine (BC) women took an 89-59 win over the Bobcats in Atchison, Kansas, on Saturday.

Lauren Beath led the Bobcats with a career-high 20 points on 5 of 9 shooting and also making all 7 free throws.

With the win in their Ralph Nolan Gymnasium, the Ravens improved to 10-2 overall and 2-1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart). The Bobcats fell to 3-7 overall and are winless in conference play at 0-3.

Peru State will be heading to St. Joseph, Mo., on Sunday to play an exhibition contest against Missouri Western at 6 p.m. It will be a countable contest for the Griffins who are 8-1 on the season – one of their best starts in program history.

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