Batesville Bulldog 5th Grade Boys Win Hoosier Basketball Coaches Association Southeastern Indiana Regional

first_imgThe Bulldogs 5th Grade Boys defeated the East Central Trojans 32-26 on Sunday afternoon at Milan Elementary to claim the crown of the HBCA Southeastern Indiana Regional Championship.In a game of two halves, the Bulldogs overcame a slow start trailing 14-6 at half time.  After several missed shots and maintaining the man to man defensive pressure, the youngsters outscored EC 26-12 in the second half to claim the back to back title.  The team was led in scoring by Bradley Wirth with 8 points, Brendan Heiser came off the bench to solidly contribute 7 points and Gus Prickel had 5.  Jack Grunkemeyer and Wirth were work horses on the boards with 8 and 7 rebounds respectfully.  Chris Lewis, Sam Johnson, Grunkemeyer and Prickel each tallied an assist.In the semi-final earlier in the day the Bulldogs jumped all over the Switzerland County Pacers and never let up winning 53-8.  Johnson led the team in scoring with 14, followed by Lewis 13 and Jonathan Buschle 9.  Lewis had 10 rebounds and 4 assists.  Grunkemeyer had 6 boards and Prickel added 4 assists.The youngsters were very impressive with 16 assists as a team and only 6 turnovers, while also out-rebounding the Pacers 34-13.In Saturday’s pool play the team dominated Milan 58-15.  Overall the team had 22 assists and outrebounded the Indians 29-11.To earn the #1 seed going into Sunday’s bracket play, the Bulldogs defeated Franklin County 48-9 in the second game of the day.The Bulldogs are now (22-5) on the season.  The Regional Championship qualifies the team for the HBCA State Tournament in Salem on April 1st and 2nd.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Paul Drake.last_img read more

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The Latest: Packers optimistic but wary for fans at Lambeau

first_imgThe Latest: Packers optimistic but wary for fans at Lambeau The NFL club also acknowledges the “possibility that Lambeau Field will be unable to host fans for games this season” because of the pandemic. Training camps across the league are to begin in mid-July.Reduced seating capacity means the Packers can’t guarantee that ticket holders in the general bowl and club seats will be able to reserve tickets. Season-ticket holders will be asked if they want to be part of a process allowing them a chance to reserve tickets. Those who opt out can have their 2020 payment refunded in full or credited to 2021. If they opt out, their status as season-ticket holders and their existing seats and ticket packages will remain in place for next season.___The Latvian soccer federation says its national team will play a postponed friendly at Montenegro on Oct. 7. July 3, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Green Bay Packers are optimistic they will have fans at Lambeau Field this season, but they note that seating capacity would be cut significantly and spectators must wear face coverings.center_img Associated Press The match in Podgorica was originally scheduled to be played March 26 but was called off because of the coronavirus pandemic.The Baltic News Service reported the new date.Soccer has resumed around much of Europe in empty stadiums. The Champions League is scheduled to be completed in August at a mini-tournament in Portugal.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportslast_img read more

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