Saturday, The Batesville Wrestling team traveled to Milan to compete in 5 duals. This was the bulldogs first true test of the season as they went 2-3 on the day as a team.Batesville started the day beating Triton Central 36-29. Tyler Schaeffer (132) started the day with a pin to give Batesville the early 6-0 lead. Jt Linkel (145) and Josh Mobley (152) each had to come form being to secure their victories by pin. After a couple of losses Axel Garcia (182) got a pin which was fallowed by Brandon Manning (195) getting a forfeit to extend the bulldog lead to 30-23. In the final contested match with the bulldogs needing one last win to claim victory Alex Murphy came from behind to get a pin fall to secure Batesville’s victory before giving up 1 last forfeit.Batesville then competed against the host Milan team. Batesville Battled strong with Axel Garcia Getting an other pin. Jonah Chase (138) got his first victory of the day with a 6-0 decision. Josh Mobley and Nick Nobbe (170) were able to pick up forfeits. Despite the effort the bulldogs lost their first dual of the year 47-21.Batesvilles 3rd match up was against a very competitive Lawrenceburg team who brought a full line up. In their toughest dual today Axel Garcia was the bulldogs lone victory with a pin fall as Batesville lost 72-6 to a very experienced Lawrenceburg team.Batesville’s 4th match up was against Union County as they attempt to get back to their wing ways. Jt Linkel started the dual off with a pin. Josh Mobley then fallowed with a commanding 8-2 victory. Jacob Weigel (160) would receive a forfeit. jumping Batesville to a 15-0 lead. Despite dropping the next match bulldogs would continue winning with Axel Garcia winning his 4th match of the day with an impressive 16-8 victory. Brandon Manning and Alex Murphy each received forfeits to increase the lead. Batesville would give up a forfeit and drop another match before Jonah Chase would end the dual with a win by pin giving Batesville the 37-17 victory.Bulldogs would close out the day in a competitive dual against Rushville. Josh Mobley and Jacob Weigel would get Batesville to a good start with each earning pins. Batesville would then be one the losing end of very competitive matches before Tyler Schaeffer would get a pin fall victory. Jt Linkel would close out the day with a pin fall. Despite the effort Batesville lost 44-24.Leading the bulldogs on the day was Axel Garcia and Josh Mobley with 4 victories each and Jt Linkel with 3 victories. Competing and winning in JV matches were Vonley Hund (145) and Nathan Livers (160). Batesville will next travel to Rushville on December 8th.Team ScoresBatesville 36, Triton Central 29Milan 59, Batesville 21Lawrenceburg 74, Batesville 6Batesville 37, Union County 17Rushville 44, Batesville 24Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Curtis Miller.