Multiple Teams · Bulldogs win sectional title in football

The Batesville High School football team captured its first sectional title since 2009.

The Bulldogs defeated visiting Lawrenceburg 29-17 Friday night.

Coach Eric Heppner’s crew got on the scoreboard first with a 20 yard field goal by Christian Wolfe. The Bulldogs led 3-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Zach Mears added a two-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, but the Tigers scored 10 points of their own to knot the score at 10-10 by halftime.

The Bulldogs went on to outscore the Tigers 19-7 over the final two quarters to post the victory.