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Basketball Teams Cruise at Peru

1.6.12 | Basketball

Fanshier leads Baker in 84-66 rout over Peru State College

Fanshier

PERU, Neb. - Five players scored in double figures as the Baker women’s basketball team picked up its second consecutive win on Thursday evening with a 84-66 victory over Peru State College.

Junior Alisha Fanshier scored a team-high 21 points, 13 of which came from the charity-stripe. Four other players scored in double figures as Rashida Simpson added 16, Avery Vogts tallied 12, while Shlbi Petty and Gloria Atanmo each finished with 10.

Senior Gloria Atanmo led the squad defensively, recording a career-high 16 rebounds to record her fifth double double of the season.

Baker (3-12 overall, 1-3 HAAC) finished the contest 25-for-63 (39 percent) from the floor and 4-for-12 (33 percent) from beyond the arc. Free throws were the story though, as the Wildcats converted on 30-of-36 attempts.

Courtney Ward led the Bobcats with 16 points. Katie Potter and Amelia Arlinton each added 12, as Peru State fell to 0-16 on the season overall and 0-4 in the HAAC.

Baker returns to action on Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. CT against Culver-Stockton College in the George F. Collins Center.

View the box score here.

Baker men cruise to 76-50 victory over Peru State College

PERU, Neb. - Corey Anderson led all Baker scorers witha game-high 16 points on Thursday evening, helping Baker improve to 3-1 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference with a 76-50 victory over Peru State College.

Baker (10-5 overall, 3-1 HAAC) jumped out to an early 13-0 lead within the first seven minutes of the game and never looked back from that point forward, taking a 41-28 lead heading into the break.

Todd Eils added to the scoring attack with 13 points, while Ben Steinlage and Jack Shortell each chipped in with 12 and 11 points respectively.

Baker finished the game 29-for-63 (46 percent) from the field and 7-for-16 (44 percent) from beyond the arc. Jack Shortell finished the contest as Baker’s leading rebounder with nine boards.

Peru State (1-15, overall, 0-4 HAAC) had only one player finish the contest in double figures as Brett Pierce scored a team-high 10 points.

View the box score here.

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