The Batesville wrestling team closed 2018 by traveling to Switzerland County.
With only eight Bulldogs wrestling they were forced to give up four forfeits, but received three from the Pacers. Alex Murphy (113), Chase Hamilton (182) and Brandon Manning (195) each won by forfeit.
The score was 24-18 before a match was wrestled. It was crucial that the Bulldogs win three out of the five matches wrestled.
Batesville was able to accomplish this goal with Josh Mobley (152), Jacob Weigel (160), and Tyler Schaeffer (132) all winning by pin.
The score was tied 36-36 at the end of the dual and the Bulldogs were able to break the tie with having the most first points scored to earn an additional point.
Nick Nobbe (170) and Caleb Bischoff-Niese (126) also competed for the Bulldogs.
Batesville improved to 9-15 on the year.