Squires Fall Short At Columbia City/JV Tops Wabash

The Manchester baseball team fell short to Columbia City Monday, falling to the Eagles 13-7.

The Squires trailed 2-1 heading to the 4th when the offense got hot. The Squires would collect six hits and score five runs in the top of the inning to take a 6-2 lead. The Columbia City bats would also get hot, scoring 5 runs in the fifth and 5 in the sixth to lead 13-7, which would be the final score.

The Squires still hit the ball, but could not capitalize with runs, stranding 10 base runners for the game.

Grant Schuler had 3 hits and 3 rbi’s. Jurgin Cripe had 3 hits. Cody Harlan and Logan Brunn had 2 hits. Jim Sainsbury had 1 hit and 1 rbi. Connor McLaughlin had 1 hit. Payton Sorg and Caleb Thomas had 1 rbi each.

The junior varsity defeated Wabash 7-4.

Evan Milam 7IP, 4ER, 8K, 3H, 2BB

Noah Johnson was 3 for 3 with a double and a triple and scoring 3 times. Thad Miler was 1 for 3, scoring twice.

For Wabash Hostetler was 1/3, 1R : Sailors 1/3, 2B : Fields 1/3, 1R

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