The Manchester varsity baseball team split a double header with Triton Saturday, losing game one 6-5 before picking up their first win of the year in game two 14-4.
In game one the Squires held a 3-1 lead after three before Triton plated three runs in the fourth and one in the sixth to take a 5-3 lead.
Tritpn would score an insurance run in the top of the 7th, which ended up being the winning run as the Squires scored twice in the bottom of the inning, falling short 6-5.
Jim Sainsbury had 2 hits and 1 rbi. Cody Harlan had 2 hits. Branden Scott and Evan Olinger each had 1 hit and 1 rbi. Jake Semler had 1 hit.
The Squires bounced back in game two in a big way to pick up their first win of the year. With Evan Milam on the mound, Manchester went to work right away. After giving up one run in the first, the Squires exploded for six runs of their own to lead 6-1.
The Squires added two more in the third and fourth to take a commanding lead at 10-1, cruising to the 14-4 win.
Manchester pounded out 21 hits, while Milam held Triton to 5.
Evan Milam picked up the win on the mound, plus added 2 hits. Jim Sainsbury added 4 hits & 2 rbi’s. Justin Lewis had 3 hits & 2 rbi’s. Thad Miller had 3 hits & 2 rbi’s. Evan Olinger had 3 hits & 1 rbi. Phoenix Goad had 2 hits & 1 rbi. Branden Scott had 2 hits. Grant Schuler and Jurgin Cripe had 1 hit each.