Local Sports Report – August 22
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South Dearborn 14, Lawrenceburg 13 overtime – Eagle 99.3 Game of the Week
South Dearborn stopped a 21 game losing streak in a stunning upset of their biggest rival to open the 2014 season. In a game that lasted more than four hours due to a 40 minute lightning delay, South Dearborn and Lawrenceburg went to overtime tied at 7-7. Lawrenceburg got the ball and scored first on a run by Zach Steuer, but the PAT was missed to leave it at 13-7. South Dearborn answered with a big 13-yard third-down conversion from quarterback Wyatt Schwing to wideout Blake Kirkey at the two yard line. Schwing would run it in on QB keeper a couple plays later, allowing kicker Tanner Anderson to kick the game-winning extra point and sealing the 14-13 victory.
Players of the game were South Dearborn QB Wyatt Schwing (1 pass TD, 1 run TD, 1 pass INT on offense, while also making two key interceptions on defense) and Lawrenceburg RB Zach Steuer (163 rush yards and scored a running touchdown).
South Dearborn’s last win had come on October 14, 2011 against Muncie South. The win was also the first career head coaching win for second-year Knights coach Chris Nobbe.
HEAR THE FINAL PLAYS OF THE GAME AND THE POSTGAME INTERVIEW WITH SD COACH CHRIS NOBBE IN THE PLAYER BELOW.
Campbell County 31, East Central 14 – East Central wide receiver Hunter Kammer caught both of the Trojans’ touchdowns from QB Luke Patton in the first half. Kammer finished with eight catches for 129 yards.
Batesville 27, Jennings County 19 – Batesville scored 13 points in the fourth quarter while holding Jennings County scoreless in the second half to open up the season with a victory.
Milan 19, Rushville 10 – The Indians earned the victory in comeback fashion late by scoring all 19 of their points inside the final eight minutes of the 4th quarter. It is the first head coaching victory for new coach Rob Page.
Franklin County 28, New Castle 21 – Franklin County outscored New Castle 14-0 in the second half. Wildcats junior running back Cole McCreary ran the ball 33 times for 154 yards and two touchdowns.
Richmond 24, Connersville 14
Oldenburg Academy 38, Southside Homeschool 29
Shelbyville 22, Greensburg 21