Bulldogs Grab Lead In Seventh Inning For Victory Over Dixie Heights to open Doc Morris Invitational In their opening game of the Doc Morris Invitational, the Batesville Bulldogs defeated Dixie Heights 6-3 on Friday after taking the lead late in the game.
Batesville trailed 3-1, entering the seventh inning. Sophomore for the Bulldogs Quinn Werner led the inning off with a triple that sparked the late game rally. Ultimately, Werner score to make it 3-2. At that point, Zach Britton doubled off of Smith, driving in two runs, and Batesville never looked back.
Joe Bohman earned the win for Bulldogs. He pitched two innings in relief, giving up zero runs, one hit, striking out two, and walking zero. Smith took the loss for Dixie Heights. He threw six and a third innings, giving up six runs, six hits, and striking out seven. Alex Roell started the game for Bulldogs. He pitched five innings, surrendering three runs, four hits, striking out two, and walking one.
Overall, Batesville collected seven hits. Britton, Alex McPherson, and Caleb Raab each collected multiple hits for the Bulldogs, while Werner had one.
Collins Captures Lead Early To Defeat Bulldogs The Bulldogs fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 10-0 loss to Collins High School on Saturday during their second game of the Doc Morris Invitational.
Collins captured the lead in the first inning on Baker’s sac fly that scored one run for Collins.
Collins scored two more in the fourth inning, three in the fifth inning, and four more runs in the sixth inning.
Mattingly earned the win for Collins. He threw six innings, allowing zero runs, one hit, striking out six, and walking one. Zack Blomer took the loss for Bulldogs. He pitched four and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs, nine hits, striking out four, and walking one.
Raab went 1-for-3 at the plate to lead Batesville in hits.
Bulldogs Can’t Hold Up Against Covington Catholic In the final game of the Doc Morris Invitational, the Bulldogs couldn’t keep up with Covington Catholic and fell 11-3 on Saturday.
Batesville captured the lead in the first inning. With one out in the first inning, Zach Britton drove in one run when he singled. Britton also homered in the third inning.
In the bottom of the first inning, Covington Catholic tied things up at one. Theil’s sac fly scored one run for Covington Catholic.
Covington Catholic took the lead for good with seven runs in the third inning.
France earned the win for Covington Catholic. He threw four innings, giving up two runs, five hits, and striking out three. Bulldog Senior Anthony Butz took the loss for Bulldogs. He tossed two and two-thirds innings, giving up nine runs (two earned runs), six hits, and striking out one.
Britton went 3-for-4 at the plate as he led the team with two runs batted in.
At the conclusion of the Doc Morris Invitational, the Bulldogs are 3-3, and begin conference play this Tuesday in a double headers vs. Rushville.
Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Justin Tucker.