Squires Edged By Huntington

The Manchester Squires traveled to Huntington to take on the host 4A Vikings Wednesday night. Manchester gave  Huntington a scare before falling 47-38 to the Vikings.

Huntington took off to a 13-7 first quarter lead before the Squires came back in the second quarter and out scored Huntington 14-8 to tie the score at 21 at the half.

The two teams slowed the pace down in the third quarter with Huntington winning the quarter by one 7-6 to take a 28-27 lead going to the fourth. The host Vikings protected their home court by out scoring the Squires 19-11 in the final quarter for the 47-38 win.

Leading Manchester was Scott Baker, scoring 14 points, 11 rebounds and 2 blocks. Austin Flack and Derek Self had 7 points each. Flack had 3 rebounds and 1 assist. Self had 2 rebounds, 2 assist and 1 steal. Aric Howard had 4 points and 5 rebounds. Caleb Thomas and Logan Brunn had 3 points each. Thomas had 1 rebound and 1 assist. Brunn had 7 rebounds and 3 assist.