Batesville Freshman Boys Basketball vs. Connersville

first_imgThe Batesville boys 9th grade basketball team was defeated by the visiting Connersville Spartans Thursday night by a score of 26-24.The Bulldogs started the game with a great effort and went into halftime up 5. The Spartans responded in the second half with great effort which the Bulldogs could not match. Connersville took a 2 point lead with under a minute to play and Batesville could not get a good look at the basket.For the second game in a row Devin Scripture led all scorers with 10 points, scoring both inside and from 3 point range. Alex Westerfeld also chipped in 6 points.The team is in action again next Monday when they travel to Greensburg to take on the Pirates .Score by quarter vs Connersville:  BHS: 8 16 18 24; CHS: 3 11 20 26.Scoring:  Lane Oesterling 2; Sam Giesting 0; Gus Cooper 3; Nathan Eckstein 0; Devin Scripture 10; Alex Westerfeld 6; Tyler Myers 3; Kevin Salatin 0; and Charlie Prickel 0.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Michael Lanning.last_img

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