The Batesville Middle School 7th grade boys lost a close game at Greendale on Thursday night. The Bulldogs were defeated by the Bengals by a final score of 41-34.After trailing by 10 at the end of the 3rd quarter and getting down as much as 13 in the 4th quarter, Batesville was able to cut Greendale’s lead to just five points with about 2 minutes to go. However, in the end, the Bulldogs were never able to go in front and suffered a 7 point defeat.Batesville was led by RJ Powell with 10 points, Calvin Sherwood with 9, Ethan Brewer with 6, Bristol Davies and Pros Moorman with 3 each, Austin Cornn with 2 and Mason Barker with 1.The 7th grade’s record now falls to 3 wins and 4 losses on the year. Batesville will be back in action on Monday night when they take on the rival St. Louis Cardinals.Score By Quarter:Batesville- 1st-8, 2nd-7, 3rd-3, 4th-16, Total-34Greendale- 1st-6, 2nd-5, 3rd-17, 4th-13, Total-41Individual Shooting:Mason Barker- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-1 for 2, Total Points-1; Calvin Sherwood- 2FG-4, 3FG-0, FT-1 for 1, Total Points-9; RJ Powell- 2FG-5, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-10; Bristol Davies- 2FG-1, 3FG-0, FT-1 for 4, Total Points-3; Ethan Brewer- 2FG-3, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-6; Damon Grieshop- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-0; Pros Moorman- 2FG-0, 3FG-1, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-0;Trey Peters- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-0; Matthew Meyer- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-0; Jaden Peetz- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-0; Nathan Villani- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-0; Alex Siefert- 2FG-0, 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-0; and Austin Cornn- 2FG-1. 3FG-0, FT-0 for 0, Total Points-0.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Luke Williams.Greendale wins the 8th Grade battle 57-36.Score by Quarters. 1st: Bville 14 Lburg 8; 2nd: Bville 20 Lburg 21; 3rd: Bville 34 Lburg 41; Final Bville 36 Lburg 57.Batesville is now 4-3.Individual Stats: Seth Gausman 12 pts; Colt Meyer 17 pts; Brayden linkel 2 pts; Bill Lynam 2 pts; Cory Ralston 1 pt; and Dempsy Bohman 2 pts.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Chris Bradford.