Thursday, September 27, 2007

Big weekend for football fans

Big weekend for football fans
Aaron Kirchoff
Sports Editor

Greensburg is celebrating Homecoming against EIAC foe Batesville.

The Pirates and Bulldogs square off at 7 p.m. Both teams are 4-2 on the year with the Pirates 3-0 in conference play and the Bulldogs 2-1 in the EIAC.

“Batesville is a very good team. They have a several good running backs. Jeremy Cook is very explosive and is hard to bring down. Quarterback Hartman is big and we expect to see him run a lot of sneaks to challenge us up front,” Greensburg head coach Eric Schreiber noted.

“Batesville runs the single wing offense with their Wing-T plays. They have a unique defense that is very stubborn. This game will be a huge challenge for us, but we will be ready to give them all we have on Homecoming night,” Coach Schreiber added.

Offensively, the Pirates are led by quarterback Mitch Adams with 518 yards rushing. Andrew Jobe has rushed for 410 yards and Mitch Tuttle averages 6.2 yards per carry.

The Pirates defense is led by Trygve Henrikson with 45 tackles and 37 assists. Nick Springmeyer has 18 tackles and 16 assists to go along with a team-high four sacks. Jay Myers has 13 tackles and 38 assists. Tuttle had 21 tackles and George Myers has 14 tackles.

Greensburg has won the last two regular season meetings.

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