Batesville Pioneers move to 0-2, falling to the Jonesboro Golden Hurricanes Friday night

The Batesville Pioneers went down to defeat for the second straight week at Pioneer Stadium, falling 35-7 to the Class 6A Jonesboro Golden Hurricanes.
Jonesboro scored four times in the first half to lead 28-0 at the half.
The Hurricanes took the second half kick-off and scored to push their lead to 35-0.
The Pioneers responded with their best drive of the night, getting solid runs from Ethan Ridgel and a long Eli Livingston pass to Tevin Whitaker pass to set-up a Livingston one-yard touchdown run.
Alejandro Medina kicked the extra point to make the score 35-7, which became the final.
The Pioneers fell to 0-2 on the season and will travel next Friday to Searcy to take on the Class 6A Searcy Lions.
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  1. Going to be yet another long and dreary season for the Pioneers. There needs to be some big changes made. Some new blood. New ideas. But with 99% of the “supporters” happy with mediocre, it’s not going to change.

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