The Greensburg Pirates traveled to Rushville on Saturday for the “Battle of the Ball” and fell 4-1.The Pirates bounced back from a rough loss to Batesville by coming out aggressive and competitive. A goal in the first half for Rushville set the Pirates back heading into halftime, 1-0, but the Pirates had several scoring chances throughout.Second half started much of the same way, with the Lions scoring in the first 15 minutes. Greensburg didn’t go away, with Collin Springmeyer finding the back of the net off of a deflection from a Nicholas Zapfe shot just moments later to bring the deficit to 2-1. The last 10 minutes saw a collapse of the Greensburg defense, allowing the final 2 goals to push the Lions lead to 4-1.The Pirate offense was lead by Nicholas Zapfe who had 10 shots, 8 of them being on goal. Springmeyer had the goal along with 3 other shots, and Vincent Pavy also had 3 shots, 2 of them being on goal. Goalkeeper, Mason Ponsler had 14 saves on the day.The Pirates fall to 3-8 on the season.Courtesy of Pirates Coach Cody DeVolld.