In his 35 years of coaching, Mike Gillin has seen a lot of football games, leading teams in 388 games to be exact. He’s seen several really good ones.
But Friday night’s game was one game the Indian Creek coach will never forget.
Behind senior Brenden Smith’s 31 rushes for 193 yards and two touchdowns, the visiting Class 3A Braves beat No. 3 and previously-unbeaten Batesville 17-14 in an opening-round sectional game, earning their seventh straight win.