PERU – The Clarke University softball team won their first two Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) games of the 2018 season after sweeping Peru State in Peru on Sunday.
The Pride won 14-5 and 11-2 with both games ending after five innings.
Clarke improved to 4-10 overall and are now 2-2 in the Heart North. The Bobcats fell to 4-14 overall and are still looking for their first conference win against six losses.
Due to Mother Nature, the ‘Cats will host William Penn (Iowa) in a double header beginning at 2 p.m. on Wednesday instead of Tuesday. The Statesmen are presently 8-12 on the year and 2-2 in the Heart North.