The Batesville High School wrestling started the 2019-20 season hosting the Jennings County Panthers. Despite giving up five forfeits and being down by 30 points without any of the matches wrestled the Bulldogs won 6 out of the 8 matches wrestled. Despite the effort, they fell 36-42.
Senior Nick Nobbe started off with a pin at 170. Batesville would then drop 182 and 195 by pin before winning the rest of the matches. Sophomore Brandon Manning at 220 started the winning ways with earning his first varsity win by pin. After giving up two forfeits, senior Caleb Bischoff-Niese would then get a pin with one second left in the first period at 120. Bulldogs would then give up three straight forfeits. Senior JT Linkel next got a pin at 145before sophomore Josh Mobley did the same at 152. Senior Jonah Chase finished the meet with a pin at 160. Other Bulldogs competing include senior Axel Garcia at 182 and freshman Aaron Norman at 195. Sophomore Jy’lil Chappel competed in a JV match.