Pohlman runs wild as Dogs shut out Milan 21-0

Gage Pohlman gave the Batesville Bulldogs an early lead when the junior scored from 29 yards out to give Batesville the lone score of the first quarter. Pohlman added to the Dogs’ lead in the second quarter with a 47-yard run that put his squad up 14-0. Quarterback Will Jaisle connected with Cade Kaiser to put Batesville’s third touchdown on the board. Final in the Victory Bell showdown: 21-0.

Pohlman carried the ball 21 times and totaled 230 yards to go with his two scores. The Dogs put up 244 rushing yards and Jaisle tossed for 110 yards on five completions, adding a touchdown and one pick. Kaiser led the way for the receivers with 63 yards.  

The Dogs’ defense allowed just 105 yards to the Indians in the shutout, totaling seven tackles for a loss; they picked up three sacks, one each from Pohlman, Bobby Weiler and John Dirkhising. Junior Alex Krekeler forced a fumble and came away with an interception for the second game in a row. Dirkhising and senior Carter Bohman led the Dogs with six tackles each. Sophomore Brady Wonnell was 3-of-3 on extra point attempts in his special teams effort.  

Batesville will travel to Aurora this Friday to take on South Dearborn (1-1) who is fresh off a 41-0 shutout of Madison. The two teams will battle in their first EIAC contest of the season at 7pm.

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