PERU – The Peru State volleyball team was able to give the visitors a tough second set, but that was all Tuesday night in the Al Wheeler Activity Center.
The Grand View (Iowa) Vikings, ranked second in the most recent NAIA Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, held off the second set challenge and swept the ‘Cats 25-14, 25-23, 25-11.
While the Vikings only hit .181, the Bobcats hit negative at .069 due to only getting 20 kills while having 26 errors on 87 attempts.
Grand View had 14 more digs than the ‘Cats as they finished with 39.
The lone team category that Peru State fared better in was in total block as the Bobcats had eight compared to seven for the Vikings.
Peru State was led by Yorgelys Jaspe (San Carlos, Venezuela) who had six kills.
With the win, Grand View improved to 10-0 overall and 2-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart). Peru State fell to 3-9 on the year and 0-1.
Peru State will play one conference match and a non-conference match Friday night in Dubuque, Iowa. At 5 p.m. they will take on Heart foe Clarke at then will play Dakota State (S.D.) at 7 p.m. Clarke is presently 12-2 on the year and 2-0 in the Heart. Dakota State is 4-3 and will face Bellevue before heading to Iowa for the weekend.