Dogs win finale, 7th straight
For the first time since early 2020, Batesville’s Bulldogs are the owners of a 7-game winning streak after finishing off Shelbyville at home Thursday, 55-49, despite being down 25-22 at halftime.
Junior Jack Grunkemeyer paced the Dogs with 16 points. Sam Johnson and Cade Kaiser added 11 each while Cole Pride posted 10. Gus Prickel scored 5 and Carson Laker 2. Ollie Sandman matched him for the Golden Bears while teammates Caden Claxton and Aidan Asher scored 15 and 11, respectively.
BHS (16-6) awaits the winner of Rushville-Franklin County at the Greensburg sectional this week. Tip is 6 p.m. Friday for the semifinal matchup.