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The Bulldogs continued their season traveling to East Central to wrestle in five duals and finished the day with a 2-3 mark.

Batesville started the day against conference rivals East Central and suffered a 71-3 defeat.

Jacob Weigel (160-lbs.) was the only Bulldog to get a victory. He won by decision (6-5).

Batesville bounced back with a 40-24 win against Cambridge City Lincoln.

Alex Murphy (113) got the team’s only pin. Jonah Chase (138), JT Linkel (145) and Chase Hamilton (182) were able to win by decision. Josh Mobley (152), Weigel, Axel Garcia (170), and Brandon Manning(195) received forfeits .

Batesville continued with nine victories against Columbus North for a 54-18 victory.

Caleb Bischoff-Niese (126), Tyler Schaefer (132), Chase, Linkel, Mobley, Weigel, and Garcia all got pin fall victories. Manning picked up a forfeit.

The Bulldogs next wrestled Rushville for the third week in the row and closed the gap. Linkel, Mobley and Garcia were able to wrestle to pin fall victories. Chase and Weigel were able to win by decisions.

Despite winning five out of 10 matches, Batesville lost to Rushville by a score of 40-24.

Batesville closed the day against Lawrenceburg and were defeated 64-9.

Only two Bulldogs were able to pick up victories. Linkel had a 16-10 victory, while Murphy picked up a forfeit.

Batesville moved to 8-8 in the season.