For the first two innings Thursday it looked as though a run or two could be the difference in a tight game. After two scoreless innings both team’s offenses went to work in a 13-8 Wabash win over Manchester.
Tied at zero after two innings the Squires would strike first, scoring two runs in the top of the third. Logan Brunn and Caleb Thomas had hits in the inning. Wabash would answer with two runs in the bottom of the inning, then add three runs in the fourth and six runs in the fifth with runners in scoring position to end the game in five innings. The Squires got out of the jam and started their comeback.
Manchester would light up the scoreboard for five runs in the sixth as the Apache pitchers struggled to find the strike zone and cut the 11-2 lead to 11-7 before Wabash regained their composure for the 13-8 win.
Jordan Floor and Kyle Kelsheimer had two hits each for Wabash. Roger Davis, Landon Cole, Justin Holley, Shea Beauchamp and Nate Price had hits. Beauchamp had a triple and Price a double.
Logan Brunn and Caleb Thomas had three hits each for Manchester. Jurgin Cripe had a hit.