The Manchester baseball team traveled to North Miami Wednesday to battle the host Warriors and came away with a 3-2 battle.
The Squires scored all three of their runs in the second inning. Jim Sainsbury, Jurgin Cripe and Cody Harlan singled. After Grant Schuler drove in a run, Caleb Thomas singled in two more for the 3-0 lead.
With Connor McLaughlin cruising on the mound the Squires kept the Warriors at bay until the sixth inning when the North Miami manufactured two runs to make it a 3-2 game with an inning to go.
McLaughlin would take care of things himself in the seventh, striking out all three outs to preserve the win and have 16 strike outs for the night.
Pitching : McLaughlin 7IP, 3H, 2R, 0ER, 16K,
Connor McLaughlin, Logan Brunn, Jim Sainsbury and Cody Harlan all had one hit each. Jurgin Cripe had 2 hits. Caleb Thomas had 1 hit and 2 rbi’s.