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BNL Falls, Mitchell Advances In Sectional Action

Last updated on Saturday, October 20, 2007

(UNDATED) - The Bedford North Lawrence Stars traveled to Jeffersonville Friday night and fell to the Red Devils, 0-14. The Mitchell Bluejackets, on the other hand, advanced in a close game with Eastern Greene, 20-16.

In both matches, the score was close throughout. BNL never lead in their matchup and Mitchell trailed Eastern Greene until the 4th quarter.

In the sectional 31 matchup Eastern Greene scored early and converted the 2-point conversion to take an 8 point lead after one quarter. Mitchell kept it close by scoring in the second but failed when they went for the extra two points themselves. The score at the half read 6-8.

At halftime, Mitchell Coach Todd Tanksley lit a fire under his team and Mitchell rallied back in the 3rd and 4th quarter to eventually seal the deal.

Mitchell's sectional game against Eastern Greene was held at Bloomington South High School. Mitchell will now prepare to face Providence whom easily defeated Eastern (Pekin), 62-15 this past Friday night.

For more scores and highlights from the 2007 IHSAA Football sectional, visit indianasportstalk.com

Also be sure to tune in for The Brett Szabo Show next Wednesday starting at 6:30PM right here on 1340 AM WBIW. And be sure keep it tuned for BNL Lady Stars and Boys basketball all season long right here!

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