Bulldogs Win Two Of Three At The Doc Morris Invitational

Batesville traveled to Erlanger, Kentucky to participate in the 30th anniversary of the Doc Morris Invitational, where each team plays three total games. The Bulldogs took on Cooper High School in game one, Grant County High School in game two, and St. Henry’s High School in game three.

  • Bulldogs Hang on for Win Over Cooper Despite Early 5-Run Inning
  • Batesville weathered a scare by Cooper High School in the second inning where the Bulldogs coughed up five runs, but the Bulldogs still won 8-6 on Friday.
    • Lane Oesterling was the winning pitcher for the Bulldogs to achieve his third win on the year. He lasted five and two-thirds innings, allowing two hits and six runs while striking out seven. Caleb Raab came into the game in the sixth and threw one pitch to get out of the inning with no runs scored. Freshman Sam Voegele entered the game out of the bullpen in the seventh and recorded the last three outs to earn the save for the Bulldogs.
    • Batesville collected five hits and Cooper had two in the high-scoring affair.
  • Although Cooper was able to plate five runs in the second inning, the Bulldogs took the lead for good with five runs in the third inning. In the third Nate Slavin’s sac fly scored one run for Bulldogs, Trey Peters singled on a 1-0 count, scoring one run, Pearson threw a wild pitch allowing two runs across the plate for the Bulldogs and Caleb Raab singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run.
  • Raab, Peters, Quinn Werner, Joe Bohman, and Voegele each managed one hit each.
  • The win puts the Bulldogs at 6-2 on the year and 3-1 in the EIAC.



  • Werner Strong At The Plate As Batesville Defeats Grant County
  • Four hits from junior Quinn Werner paved the way to victory for Batesville over Grant County 10-7 on Saturday. Werner singled in the first, singled in the second, tripled in the fourth, and singled in the sixth.
  • Batesville earned the victory despite allowing Grant County to score five runs in the second inning to allow them to take an early lead.
    • The Bulldogs took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth, Werner tripled on a 3-2 count, scoring two runs and Caleb Raab singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
  • After Batesville scored one run in the top of the fifth, Grant County answered with one of their own. The Bulldogs scored when an error resulted in one run.
  • Sophomore Shane Meer earned the victory on the pitcher’s mound for Batesville. He went four innings, allowing two runs on two hits and striking out three. Trey Heidlage threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen. Heidlage recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Batesville.
  • Nate Slavin started the game for Batesville. He lasted two innings, allowing eight hits and five runs while walking one.
  • The Bulldogs scattered 15 hits in the game. Werner, Joe Bohman, Raab, and Lane Oesterling each racked up multiple hits for Batesville.
  • The win puts the Bulldogs 7-2 and 3-1 in the EIAC.
    • Bulldogs Struggle To Find Groove Against St. Henry’s
    • The Bulldogs lost 11-5 in their third game of the Doc Morris Invitational, as they lost 11-5 to St. Henry’s
    • In the second inning, St. Henry got their offense started when Stewart’s sac fly scored one run for St. Henry’s.
    • The Bulldogs took the lead 2-1 in the top of the fourth with back to back suicide squeeze bunts by Joe Bohman and Brayden Worthington.
    • Henry pulled away for good with four runs in bottom of the fourth inning.
    • The Bulldogs put up three runs in the seventh inning, as Trey Heidlage had an three RBI double in the inning.
    • Kraus pitched St. Henry to victory. He went seven innings, allowing five runs on five hits and striking out seven.
    • Freshman, Peters, took the loss for Batesville. He went four innings, allowing five runs on nine hits and striking out two.
    • The loss takes the Bulldogs to 7-3 on the year and 3-1 in the EIAC. The Bulldogs will be get back to conference play on Monday, as they will take on Franklin County.

Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Justin Tucker.