Batesville Edges Alma In 5A Semifinals

Alma and Batesville stood toe-to-toe with one another in the 5A semifinals but it was the Pioneers who got in the last shot.

Jorge Romero recovered a fumble with just more than three minutes left then the Pioneers kicked the game winning field goal with 1:12 left to steal a 31-28 win on the road.

Alma led 28-21 but the Pioneers scored the final 10 points of the game to advance to their 3rd straight 5A title game.