Manchester Loses Heartbreaker To Peru

Tuesday, Feb 15th

The Manchester boys basketball team gave a scare to 2A #13 Peru Tuesday night. The Squires took the once #1 Tigers to the wire, falling to Peru 51-49.

Manchester played Peru even for the first three quarters, being tied 6-6, 22-22 and 34-34 before Peru out scored Manchester 17-15 in the final quarter.

The Squires had 7 players get in the scoring column.

Leading Manchester was Scott baker with 12 points, 9 rebounds and 5 blocks. Logan Brunn had 10 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal. Aric Howard had 9 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals. Austin Flack had 9 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals. Derek Self had 5 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block. Joey Spann had 2 points, 2 rebounds and 1 block. Trae Bruce had 2 points. Caleb Thomas had 2 rebounds and 1 steal.