On the first day of its long road trip, the Peru State softball team swept its Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) opener. The Bobcats topped the host Mount Mercy Mustangs 5-0 and 5-2.
With the wins, the ‘Cats improved to 7-10 overall and have started 2-0 in the Heart. The Mustangs fell to 0-8 on the season and are 0-4 in conference action.
On Tuesday, the Bobcats will be back in Iowa, this time in Oskaloosa, when they play the William Penn Statesmen. William Penn is 12-9 overall and are 0-2 in conference play having dropped a double header to league opponent Grand View (Iowa).