The Manchester Lady Squire softball team had to go extra innings to defeat Maconaquah Monday, but did it in dramatic style, winning 8-5.
The Squires jumped out to a 4-2 lead after four innings, but the pesky Braves knotted the score at 4 in the fifth. Still tied at 4 heading to the eighth, Mariah Mobley cranked a two run home run after a Nina Smith walk to put the Squires up 6-4. Manchester would go on to score 2 more runs and then hold the Braves to 1 run in the bottom of the inning to secure the 8-5 win.
Sydney Jordan went 8 innings with 14 strikeouts, 6 walks
Mariah Mobley hit a 2 run homer after a leadoff walk to Nina Smith to break a 4-4 tie in the 8th.
Kalene Freshour had 2 hits.
Coach Volk ” Pleased with how the girls battled throughout the game. I thought Sydney Jordan did great job even though she didn’t have her best stuff.”
Overall Record 4-6