Lady Squires Hold Off Tippy Valley

The Manchester Lady Squire basketball team defeated Tippy Valley Saturday night 54-46. Manchester took the lead with a stronf fourth quarter and held on for the win. Kaylee Watson had a career high 20 points, connecting on five three pointers.

Manchester took a first quarter lead of 11-7 behind 5 points from Kaylee Watson and 4 points from Kayla Flack.

Valley came back and out scored Manchester 12-8 in the second quarter and the score was tied at 19 at the half. Autumn Brewer lead Manchester in the quarter scoring 6 points.

Valley carried the momentum going in to the locker room and still controlled the tempo in the third quarter out scoring Manchester 14-13. Watson connected on two three pointers in the quarter and Flack scored 4 points to keep Manchester close.

The Lady Squires have the ability to score in bunches and that’s just what they did in the fourth quarter, lighting it up scoring 24 points and holding Valley to 13. Watson hit her fourth and fifth three pointer in the quarter. Meika Kennedy added a three and Flack and Erika Milam went to work inside, coming from behind to seal the victory.

Leading Manchester was Kaylee Watson with a career high 20 points, 1 rebound and 2 steals. Kayla Flack had 11 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assist. Hannah Little had 6 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assist and 3 steals. Autumn Brewer had 6 points, 5 rebounds and 1 steal. Meika Kennedy had 5 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assist and 5 steals. Kalene Freshour had 4 points, 3 rebounds and 1 assist. Erika Milam had 4 points and 2 rebounds.