PERU, NE - The Peru State women's basketball team earned a win over the Avila University Eagles at home on Friday night, 85-65. The Bobcats are now 3-1 overall.
The Bobcats started out the game with a layup by Natasha Deal (Jr., Winnebago, NE) in the first 15 seconds of the game. Deal had four points during the quarter. Hailey Ingram (Jr., Omaha, NE) had six points and two rebounds with Kaylan Larry (Sr., Little Rock, AR) adding five points for the Bobcats.
In the second quarter, Hailey Ingram had another big quarter with six points and added three rebounds. Samantha Stewart (Sr., Mount Ayr, IA) came out hot with five points and five rebounds. The Bobcats led going into half 42-16.
Starting out the second half, the Bobcats showed the Eagles no mercy with a 67% shooting percentage in the third quarter. Kaylan Larry had 10 points and Hailey Ingram continued her strong showing with eight points. Josiee Sobotka (Jr., Tobia, NE) also had four points and two rebounds for the Bobcats.
To finish out the game, the Bobcats didn't let up.  Kaylan Larry had six points and four rebounds.  Kylie Diaz (Fr., Albertville, MN) joined in with five points and two rebounds in the Bobcats' win with a final score of 85-65.
Kaylan Larry led the team with 21 points and five rebounds, only missing four shots during the game. Hailey Ingram was close behind Larry with 20 points and added seven rebounds for the Bobcats. Samantha Stewart had eleven points and eight rebounds, Natasha Deal earned nine points and four rebounds. Maddy Duncan (Sr., Hamburg, IA) collected eight points and four rebounds in the win. Josiee Sabotka added six points and six rebounds, while Kylie Diaz had seven points and three rebounds for the Bobcats.
Next: The Bobcat women's basketball team travels to Parkville, MO, for the first conference game of the season. They'll take on Park University. Tipoff is set for 5:30 PM.