The Manchester baseball team had a rough day Saturday, losing a double header to Ft Wayne North 12-2 and 6-3.
In game one the Squires were down 7-0 after four innings before they got on the board. In the top of the 5th Cody Harlan drew a walk and Jim Sainsbury singled. After a ground out, Grant Schuler drew a walk to load the bases. Phoenix Goad singled to score a run and the Squires scored a second run on a fielders choice.
North would score 5 runs on the bottom of the 5th to end the game.
The Squires committed 6 errors and gave up 8 unearned runs.
Phoenix Goad, Jurgin Cripe and Jim Sainsbury each had a hit.
In game two the Squires got off to a good start, scoring 2 runs in the top of the first. Payton Sorg led off with a single and was driven in by a Connor McLaughlin double. McLaughlin would later score on a North error. North answered with one run in the bottom of the inning.
Ft Wayne North would score a run in the 2nd, two in the 4th and two in the 5th to lead 6-2.
In the sixth Cody Harlan led off with a double and was moved to third on a fly ball. Caleb Thomas hit a fly to center to bring Harlan home, making it 6-3 which would be the final score.
Payton Sorg, Branden Scott, Connor McLaughlin, Jurgin Cripe, Coady Harlan, Thad Miller, Jake Semler and Justin Lewis had one hit each. Caleb Thomas had an rbi sac fly.
The Squires play Monday at home vs Tippecanoe Valley