Batesville had all cylinders firing on offense on Thursday, winning big over Rushville 8-1.
In the second inning, the Bulldogs got their offense started when Travis Lecher singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Batesville tallied four runs in the sixth inning. The rally was led by a triple by Trey Heidlage and a sacrifice fly by Calvin Sherwood.
Caleb Raab led the Bulldogs to victory on the hill. He allowed four hits and one run over seven innings, striking out seven and walking one.
The Bulldogs had eight hits in the game. Lecher and Sherwood each racked up multiple hits for Batesville. Lecher went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Bulldogs in hits. Batesville didn’t commit a single error in the field. Seth Gausman had the most chances in the field with nine.
The win makes Batesville 13-10 overall and 8-4 in the EIAC.