The junior varsity Lady Bulldogs lost a tight one Friday evening to the Rushville Lady Lions. The final tally was 11-9.
The Lady Bulldogs were balanced on offense scoring in every inning. Batesville put one on the board in the first, two in the second, one in the third, four in the fourth, and added another in the fifth inning but came up just short in the end result.
The Lady Bulldogs pounded out 11 hits at the dish with Hannah Nunlist leading the charge with three hits in four plate appearances. Gwen Martin and Chloe Saler each had two hits a piece while Kate Burkhart, Paige Oldham, McKenzie Laker, and Zoe Peters collected one each.
Oldham pitched all five innings in the loss striking out six Lady Lion hitters.
The loss drops their record to 5-6 on the season.