Peru, Neb. — Weather forced the cancellation of the remainder of the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament, ending the hopes of Peru State for a repeat berth in the national tournament.
Based on the league’s rules, the teams with the best records in tournament play are declared the winner and runner-up. Central Methodist and Avila University were 2-0 going into Saturday, and Central Methodist was named the winner based on a tiebreaker as the higher seed. Both teams qualified for the NAIA World Series.