|The Beech Grove Hornets defeated the Speedway Sparkplugs Friday night to improve to 2-1 record. It was Beech Grove's first win against Speedway since 1996 and it came in very impressive fashion with a score of 50-21.
The Hornet defense pressured the quarterback and swarmed to the football all night long, making it very difficult for the young Speedway offense. Matt Baughman caught a 20 yard touchdown pass from Chase Andries on the opening drive and also returned an interception 58 yards for a touchdown to get the night rolling for Beech Grove. The offensive line and running game were also very impressive for Beech Grove, rushing for 298 yards. LaMonte Richardson ran for 120 yards and also had 48 yards receiving with a touchdown.