Despite a big day at the dish from Zach Britton who finished 2 for 3, the Batesville Bulldogs lost 11-1 as they visited the Connersville Spartans on Saturday, only five days after the Bulldogs beat the Spartans 11-0.Huffman got it done on the bump on the way to a win. He allowed one run over six innings. Huffman struck out 11, walked two and gave up three hits.Leo Enneking couldn’t get it done on the hill for the Batesville Bulldogs, taking a loss. He allowed eight runs (three earned) in four innings, walked two and struck out four. The Bulldogs seven error defensive effort did not help either, according to Coach Justin TuckerIn the first inning, the Batesville Bulldogs pushed across their only run of the day on a solo home run by Britton.The lead stayed with Connersville after the second, when it scored six runs on five errors, a fielder’s choice, and a single by Massey.“WIth our young core, we are going to have peaks and valleys throughout the year. This is a valley, but our guys will be ready to play next week,” states Coach TuckerThis leaves the Bulldogs 4-4 overall, with a 3-3 record in the EIAC conference.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Justin Tucker.
Super Eagles Assistant Captain Ahmed Musa is hopeful that none of the 23 players named to the team’s Africa Cup of Nations squad will suffer injury setbacks.The Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia forward believes it is time to focus on the team’s fitness rather than the form of the players prior to the Nations Cup.“Its flattering to be appreciated for what you have done with your club before a major tournament like this (AFCON),” Musa, who won the Saudi Professional Football League title told allnigeriasoccer.com. “Now we are going for the Nations Cup and our prayer and expectations should be to be injury free.“The players have worked hard to qualify the team for the Nations Cup so we hope that no one suffers any injury,” Musa, who was in the Eagles side that won the AFCON in 2013 stressed.Musa scored seven league goals in 24 appearances in the 2018/2019 season for his club.Super Eagles yesterday in Ismailia, Egypt, played Africa’s best ranked team by FIFA, Senegal, in their last preparatory game ahead of the 2019 AFCON before traveling to Alexandria where they will play their Group B matches of the African football showpiece.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Ahmed Musa