Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

Sports

January 21, 2014

Lady Bulldogs beat Lawrenceburg 62-46

The Batesville High School girls varsity basketball team needed less than 24 hours rest to knock off the Lawrenceburg Lady Tigers on Saturday afternoon.

Coming off a loss Friday evening to East Central, the Lady Bulldogs posted a 62-46 victory.

Batesville led at each of the first three quarter breaks with the largest margin coming at the end of the third. The Lady Bulldogs extended a 29-16 halftime lead to 49-30 entering the final eight minutes.

Four different players scored in double figures for coach Darrick Cox’s squad.

Brooke Bradford set the pace with 15 points followed by Bailey Baumer with 12. Shelby Rupp and Samantha Heidlage each added 10. Katie Thomas had a team-high seven assists.

One night earlier, the Lady Bulldogs suffered a 69-46 loss at East Central.

It was going as planned for coach Cox early in the game. Batesville took an 11-9 lead into the second quarter.

Then the Lady Trojans began to find some holes in the plan. East Central outscored the Lady Bulldogs 22-10 in the second quarter and took a 10 point lead at halftime.

The third quarter was much like the second. The Lady Trojans tallied 23 points as the margin grew to 54-35.

Baumer gave the Lady Bulldogs a lift with 16 points,10 rebounds and six assists. Rupp added 12 points and six rebounds.

Eleven different Lady Trojans scored in the game. Brooke Packer led the way with 21 points. Allie McCool was second on the team with 10 points followed by Kelsey Tippitt with nine.

The victory snapped a three-game losing streak by the Lady Trojans. They improved to 12-3 on the season.

Varsity Scoring

Batesville (46) - Bradford 0, Prickel 0, Thomas 0, Hunter 0, Baumer 16, Wagers 8,Rupp 12, Paul 7 and Heidlage 3.

East Central (69) - Sandmann 5, Bedel 2, Volpenhein 3, Bolten 4, Tippitt 9, Turner 4, Andres 2, Roell 7, McCool 10, Packer 21 and Schlemer 2.

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Batesville (62) - Thomas 7, Paul 2, Baumer 12, Wagers 6, Rupp 10, Bradford 15, Heidlage 10, Hunter 0, Prickel 0.

Lawrenceburg (46) - Fussnecker 9, Miller 10, Denton 0, Schmidt 6, Parris 9, Brunner 11, Hill 0, Rox 1.

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