SPARTANS LATE RALLY COMES UP SHORT IN 10-9 WIN BY DEFIANCE
Manchester fell 10-9 to Defiance on Tuesday, as Manchester trailed 10-6 heading into the bottom of the ninth and scored three runs and left two runners on base.
Beau Shenefield took the loss, throwing 3.1 innings with three strikeouts and five runs given up. Sean Liedtky added two strikeouts and Brian Tarnowski one in relief.
Brad Murphy, Corey Marchant, Jordan Nieman and Kyle Norris went 2-4. Marchant added three runs and got his 13th homer of the year, Norris added two RBIs and a run scored and Nieman scored two runs.
Manchester drops to 19-14 on the year, 11-8 in the HCAC. They will host Rose-Hulman on Saturday and Sunday.