Saturday, May 27, 2017
Batesville High School
The Batesville Bulldogs took the lead late and defeated Connersville 5-1 on Saturday in the first round of the South Dearborn baseball sectional.
The Bulldogs were down 1-0 in the bottom of the sixth inning with one out when pinch hitter Logan Mears homered off of Dalton Huffman, driving in two runs. It was only Mears’ 10th varsity at-bat on the year.
Senior Alex Roell (7-1) earned the win for Bulldogs. He went seven innings, allowing one run, two hits, and striking out four.
Batesville had eight hits in the game. Lane Oesterling, Trey Heidlage, and Alex McPherson each collected multiple hits for the Bulldogs, which led the team.