The Bulldogs traveled to South Dearborn for their 8 team Invitational and put forth and unbelievable performance.The boys won by almost 100 points, scoring 184 points to Franklin County’s 88 points. Oldenburg was 3rd with 61, S. Dearborn-47, Rising Sun-46, Lawrenceburg-28, Switzerland County-26 and South Ripley-16.The girls won by over 100 points scoring 189 points to Franklin County’s 77 points. Switzerland County was 3rd with 66, followed by S. Dearborn-63, Rising Sun and Oldenburg both with 30, Lawrenceburg-25 and South Ripley-14.Batesville claimed the championship medals is many events and Kevin Bedel and Kim Tidman were both awarded the MVP trophies for the field events. Kevin placed 1st in shot put throwing a personal best of 42’3″, 2nd in the discus with a personal best of 122’4″ and 4th in the high jump at 5’6″. Kim won both the high jump at 5’2″ and jumping a personal best in the long jump at 16’9″.Other medal winners for the night were:Peter Heil in both the 110m hurdles(15.92) and 300m hurdles(41.59), John Moody in the 400m dash(53.55), Clare Bruns in the 300m hurdles(50.39), Kelsey Gausman in the 800m run(2:32.65), Mary Poltrack in the 3200m run(12:05.24), Jessica Wagers in pole vault (7’6″), the 4 x 800m relay of Mary Poltrack, Maria Wessel, Sarah Poltrack and Kelsey Gausman(10:37), 4 x 100m relays of Jacob Koehne, Michael Tunny, Garrett Yorn, Tanner Ayette(44.34) and Clare Bruns, Madeleine Robben, Mary Elizabeth Elkins and Sophie Meadows(53.11), 4 x 400m relays of Garrett Yorn, John Moody, Jacob Koehne, Michael Tunny(3:33.4) and Kelsey Gausman, Madeleine Robben, Mary Elizabeth Elkins and Haley Harmeyer(4:21.7).Runner up finishers and earning 8 points for the team were:Peter Heil-long jump, Robert Strobel-pole vault, Kevin Bedel-discus, Garrett Wagner-300m hurdles, Connor Bell-800m run, Michael Tunny-200m dash, Caleb Moster-3200m run, Clare Bruns-100m hurdles, Kelsey Gausman-1600m run, Audrey Hall-400m dash, Sarah Poltrack-800m run, Madeleine Robben-200m dash, Samantha Heidlage-discus, Lexi Hatcher-pole vault and the boys 4 x 800m relay of Caleb Moster, Cole Nuhring, Garrett Yorn and Connor Bell.3rd place and scoring 6 points were:Garrett Wagner-110m hurdles, Tanner Ayette-100m dash and 200m dash, Caleb Moster-1600m run, Luke Forbeck-discus, Tim Tunny-high jump, Haley Harmeyer-100m dash, Maddie Pierson- 400m dash, Maria Wessel-3200m run, Mary Elizabeth Elkins-long jump4th place and scoring 4 points were:Jacob Koehne-100m dash, Alex Jorgensen-400m dash, Cole Nuhring-800m run, Kevin Bedel-high jump, Nathan Bedel-pole vault, Sarah Poltrack-1600m run, Mary Elizabeth Elkins-200m dash, Lauren Eckstein-3200m run, Samantha Heidlage-shot put.5th place finishers with 2 points:Grant Meyers and Emma Gausman in the 1600m run.Finishing out the scoring in 6th place were:Garrett Yorn-long jump, Neal Nobbe and Avni Patel-shot put.As mentioned above…MANY personal bests were performed tonight, even in the cold weather. They are listed by event below…300m hurdles: Garrett Wagner and Clare Bruns.400 m dash-Alex Jorgensen.800m run-Sarah Poltrack.1600m run-Caleb Moster, Grant Meyers, Calvin Lehman, Emma Gausman.3200m run-Caleb Moster, Mary Poltrack, Maria Wessel, Lauren Eckstein.Long Jump-Peter Heil, Garrett Yorn, Kim Tidman, Mary Elizabeth Elkins.Shot Put-Kevin Bedel, Avni Patel.Discus-Kevin Bedel, Luke Forbeck.4 x 100 relay-Jacob Koehne, Michael Tunny, Garrett Yorn and Tanner Ayette.4 x 800 relay-Caleb Moster, Cole Nuhring, Garrett Yorn, Connor Bell.4 x 400 relay-Garrett Yorn, John Moody, Jacob Koehne, Michael Tunny and the 400 splits of Garrett Yorn and Jacob Koehne.The Bulldogs compete again at home next Tuesday against Rising Sun, Hauser and North Decatur.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Lisa Gausman.