PERU – It was not the Peru State softball team hoped for on Tuesday as they hosted the Graceland (Iowa) Yellowjackets.
The ‘Jackets started off with a 16-5 win in five innings and then took the second game of the double header 7-1 to gain the sweep over the Bobcats.
With the wins, Graceland improved to 10-11 overall and 3-7 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart). Peru State fell to 3-19 on the year and 2-12 in conference play. The Yellowjackets moved ahead of the Bobcats into fifth in the Heart North with the double header sweep.
On Friday, the Bobcats will host MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) with the contests starting at 3 p.m. The Pioneers are 5-9 on the season and are 3-5 in Heart play.