Beechwood Captures Lead Early To Defeat Bulldogs
Batesville watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 9-5 loss to Beechwood on Friday. Beechwood scored on a single by Devin Johnson the first inning, an error in the first inning, and a single by Ayden Hutton in the second inning.
Beechwood scored three runs in the third inning. Beechwood’s offense in the inning was led by Will Roff and John Odom, all driving in runs in the frame.
Caleb Raab took the loss for the Bulldogs. He allowed eight hits and eight runs over three and two-thirds innings, striking out one. Only two of those runs were earned, however.
The Bulldogs smacked one home run on the day, as Calvin Sherwood went yard in the seventh inning.
Batesville tallied eight hits in the game. Trey Peters and Trey Heidlage had multiple hits for Batesville. Heidlage and Peters each collected two hits to lead the Bulldogs.
Bulldogs Clinch Lead In Sixth Inning To Defeat Ryle
The Bulldogs stole the lead late and defeated Ryle 4-1 on Saturday. The game was tied at one with Batesville batting in the bottom of the sixth when Quinn Werner homered on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring two runs.
In the first inning, Batesville got their offense started when Sam Voegele grounded in a run on a fielder’s choice.
Ryle evened things up at one in the top of the second inning. Brock Cordrey hit into a fielder’s choice, scoring one run.
Lane Oesterling led the Bulldogs to victory on the hill. He allowed five hits and one run over seven innings, striking out eight and walking one.
Werner led the Bulldogs with three hits in three at bats. Batesville was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error. Seth Gausman made the most plays with seven.
Bulldogs Can’t Catch Up To South Oldham
Batesville fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 11-0 loss to South Oldham on Saturday. South Oldham took the lead on a single in the first inning.
The Bulldogs struggled to contain the high-powered offense of South Oldham, giving up 11 runs.
South Oldham opened up scoring in the first inning. South Oldham scored one run when Reaves singled.
A single by Quinn Werner the first inning was a positive for Batesville.
Arnett earned the victory on the hill for South Oldham. He lasted five innings, allowing three hits and zero runs while striking out five.
Riley Zink took the loss for the Bulldogs. He lasted two and two-thirds innings, allowing five hits and eight runs while striking out four.
South Oldham socked two home runs on the day. Revolt had a homer in the second inning. Reaves had a long ball in the fourth inning.
Calvin Sherwood, Quinn Werner, and Nate Slavin each managed one hit to lead the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs ended 1-2 on their trip to Kentucky and are 5-6 overall, 2-2 in the EIAC. The Bulldogs will play conference rival Franklin County on Monday.
Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Justin Tucker.