CHS (1-7) will head south to battle Batesville. The Bulldogs (7-1) are rated No. 14 in this week’s Associated Press Class 3A poll.
The Spartans ran into a buzzsaw last week, losing to Lawrenceburg, 42-0. Turnovers were costly to Connersville in the Senior Night loss.
Batesville beat Franklin County, 28-8, last week, the team’s third straight win. The Bulldogs’ only loss is to East Central (7-1, No. 6 Class 4A).
Tonight’s game does not count in the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference standings. Connersville is a 4A school, Batesville is 3A. The Bulldogs won the 3A Division, going 3-0. East Central won the 4A Division, also finishing 3-0.
If you can’t make it to the game, you can listen to all the action on Kmix 106.9 radio or http://www.kmix1069.com featuring announcers Sam Harvey and Dave Pollard.
One of the state’s best teams will play in the area tonight. Kokomo (8-0) will take on host Richmond (5-3) in a North Central Conerence game. The Wildkats are rated 4th in Class 5A.
Area / games of interest
Connersville (1-7) at Batesville (7-1, No. 14 Class 3A)
East Central (7-1, No. 6 Class 4A) at Indianapolis Roncalli (4-4)
Indianapolis Broad Ripple (1-7) at Franklin County (5-3)
Rushville (1-7) at Greensburg (3-5)
South Dearborn (3-5) at Lawrenceburg (4-4)
Hagerstown (4-4) at Cambridge City Lincoln (3-5)
Union City (4-4) at Northeastern (6-2, No. 14 Class 2A)
Union County (2-6) at Tri (2-6)
Winchester (6-2, No. 13 Class 2A) at Centerville (0-8)
Kokomo (8-0, No. 4 Class 5A) at Richmond (5-3)
Greenfield-Central (3-5) at New Castle (1-7)
New Palestine (8-0, No. 1 Class 5A) at Delta (6-2)
Shelbyville (7-1, No. 9 Class 4A) at Pendleton Heights (3-5)
Yorktown (3-5) at Mt. Vernon (Fortville) (4-4)
Lapel (4-4) at Eastern Hancock (8-0, No. 2 Class 2A)
Muncie Central (4-4) at Logansport (1-7)
Milan (3-5) at Knightstown (2-6)
Bedford North Lawrence (4-4) at Columbus East (8-0, No. 3 Class 5A)
Evansville Mater Dei (8-0, No. 1 Class 2A) at Evansville Reitz (8-0, No. 1 Class 4A)
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