Peru State picks up important sweep of Baker

Peru State picks up important sweep of Baker
Jesus Tavarez hit a home run to start the second game scoring for Peru State (Peru State Sports Network)

PERU – As the postseason is nearing, the Peru State baseball team knows what they have to do and it started on Saturday with a sweep of the visiting Baker (Kan.) Wildcats.

The Bobcats swept the battle of the ‘Cats by winning 5-3 and 9-5.

With the wins, Peru State improves to 16-20 on the season and more importantly 13-10 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) North Division. Baker fell to 20-23 overall and 10-13 in the Heart South.

The sweep moved the Bobcats back into the third spot in the Heart North with two sets of conference double headers to play.

The Bobcats will play a non-conference double header on Monday against Doane in Crete beginning at 1 p.m. The Tigers are 15-25 on the season.

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