Peru State takes series from Culver-Stockton

CANTON, Mo. – The Peru State baseball team sandwiched wins around a loss to take a three-game series with the Culver-Stockton Wildcats this weekend in Canton, Mo.

The Bobcats won a nine-inning contest on Friday by the score of 5-2. On Saturday, the Wildcats took the first game 1-0 in a seven-inning fray before Peru State came back to capture the final nine-inning game 11-8.

With the wins, Peru State improves to 10-12 overall and 7-3 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart). The Wildcats now are 7-16 overall and 3-7 in conference play.

Peru State will have a little time off before hosting its first home games this coming weekend. The Bobcats will be hosting Mount Mercy (Iowa) for a three-game series on Saturday and Sunday, March 30 and 31. There will be a double header on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. with a single nine-inning game on Sunday also to begin at 1 p.m.  Presently, the Mustangs are 11-12 on the year and are 8-7 in Heart action as of this release.

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