Monday, April 3, 2017
Rushville Cons. High School
Batesville High School
The Batesville Lady Bulldogs improved to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference with a 9-8 win over the Rushville Lady Lions.
“There were two standout plays of the game,” commented BHS head coach Randy Obermeyer. “A fast running shoelace catch turned double play by Ellie Waechter and a triple by Gabi Garica in the bottom of the seventh Inning to put herself in position to score a run to tie the game on a bunt by Kara Obermeyer followed be an error on the throw to first by Rushville”.
Whitney Axsom set up the go ahead run with a double to right field. The win came after Kylie Paul battled seven pitches to force a wild pitch by Rushville allowing Obermeyer to slide safely home.
Hitting leaders Paul and Waechter each finished the game 2 for 3 with an RBI.
Pitching leader Axsom ended the game with six strikeouts in five innings.