After sweeping the Eagles on Saturday, the Peru State baseball team found themselves on the other side on Sunday. The home-standing Avila baseball team took a pair of contests from the Bobcats 5-1 and 2-1 in Kansas City to even the series at two games each.
 
Avila improved to 2-6 on the season while the Bobcats fell to 2-2.
 
Sunday First Game Action
 
Avila scored one run in the bottom of the first and one in the bottom of the third to take a 2-0 lead.
 
In the top of the fourth, Abner Vincenty (Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico) doubled over the right field fence to start the inning for Peru State. On a ground out, Vincenty moved to third. On another ground out, Vincenty scored to cut the deficit to 2-1.
 
The Eagles would tack on a run in the bottom of the fifth to go up 3-1. The 'Cats would leave runners on second and third in the top of the sixth without scoring. Avila would score their final two runs in the bottom of the sixth for the 5-1 win.
 
Avila scored their five runs on five hits and did not commit any errors. Peru State scored its lone run on six hits and did not have any errors.
 
Vincenty went two for two for the 'Cats while Adam Cendejas (Chino Hills, Calif.) had the lone RBI.
 
Alberto Rosario (Carolina, Puerto Rico) threw the first five innings and was tagged for the loss. Rosario allowed three hits, three earned runs, and struck out four. Reiner Mendez (Barquisimeto, Venezuela) tossed one out. Mendez allowed two hits, two earned runs, and struck out one. Jose Mendez tossed outs and did not allow any hits.
 
Sunday Second Game Action
 
Peru State struck first in the second game, but it would not be enough.

Zach Nolin (Bonifay, Fla.) doubled to deep left to start the game. Joshua Banuelos laid down a sacrifice bunt with Nolin moving to third. On a ground out, Nolin scored what would be the Bobcats' only run of the game.
 
Avila would score their two runs in the bottom of the third for the eventual win.
 
The Eagles scored their two runs on six hits and did not have any errors. Peru State scored their lone run on four hits and also did not commit any errors.
 
Nolin went two for two for Peru State. Cendejas and Chaz Dunn (Falls City) each had one hit. Vincenty was credited with the lone RBI.
 
Joshua Santiago (Carolina, Puerto Rico) threw three innings and suffered the loss. Santiago gave up four hits, two earned runs, and struck out two. Felix Rodriguez(Carolina, Puerto Rico) threw 1.2 innings and allowed one hit and struck out two. Ricky Broxson (Panama City, Fla.) tossed 1.1 innings and gave up just one hit.
 
Upcoming Games
 
Peru State will head to Columbia, Mo., to face Columbia in a three-game series with the Cougars on Saturday and Sunday. Columbia is also 2-2 on the season having split a series with Bethel (Tenn.) on Friday and Saturday.
 
The following weekend, the Bobcats will face Wayland Baptist (Texas) on Feb. 15 and 16. WBU started its season 3-1 taking three games from Central Baptist (Ark.).