Lady Norse Come Back To Defeat Squires

The Manchester and Northfield softball teams hooked up for a county and TRC battle Wednesday, with the game ending in exciting fashion, as Northfield used a come from behind rally to score a run in the bottom of the 7th for a 6-5 win.

Manchester scored 2 runs in the first, 2 in the second and 1 in the fifth to lead 5-0. Northfield would score a run in the bottom of the 5th and 4 runs in the 6th to knot the score at 5 to set up the dramatic finish.

Abby Keaffaber doubled home Katelyn Shafer in the bottom of the 7th to seal the comeback.

MANCHESTER  (5) AT NORTHFIELD (6)

MANCHESTER           AB  R  H BI  NORTHFIELD           AB  R  H BI
Kalene Freshour       3  1  1  1  Arie  Kennedy         3  0  3  2  
Nina Smith            4  1  3  1  Callie Monce          4  0  0  0  
Sydney Snep           2  2  1  0  Caitlin Elzroth       4  1  2  0  
Kayla Flack           3  0  0  0  Katelyn Shafer        4  2  2  1  
Sydney Jordan         4  0  1  2  Abby Keaffaber        4  0  2  1  
Chloe Leifer          4  0  0  0  Emily Shafer          3  0  0  1  
Cali Spann            3  0  0  1  Jesssika Beeks        3  2  2  0  
Mariah Mobley         4  1  1  0  Alexi Randel          2  0  0  0  
Abby Lynn             3  0  0  0   Breanna Burcoff      1  1  0  0  
                                  Amber Parker          3  0  1  1  
TOTALS               30  5  7  5  TOTALS               31  6 12  6

MANCHESTER                    220 010 0 -- 5  
NORTHFIELD                    000 014 1 -- 6  

LOB--MANCHESTER  9, NORTHFIELD 7. ERR--Sydney Jordan, Kayla
Flack, Paige Holley. 2B--Nina Smith, Mariah Mobley, Sydney
Jordan, Abby Keaffaber, Caitlin Elzroth, Katelyn Shafer (2).
3B--Kalene Freshour. HBP--Cali Spann. SACF--Arie  Kennedy.
SACB--Kalene Freshour. SB--Marret Metzger, Sydney Snep,
Amber Parker.

 MANCHESTER                      IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Sydney Jordan                  6.33   12    6    3    0    5    0
 NORTHFIELD                 
Katelyn Shafer                 7.00    7    5    5    3    8    0

PB--Nina Smith, Abby Keaffaber (3). SO--Cali Spann, Sydney
Snep, Chloe Leifer (3), Abby Lynn (2), Kayla Flack, Abby
Keaffaber, Emily Shafer, Callie Monce, Alexi Randel (2).
BB--Sydney Snep (2), Kayla Flack.

Manchester won the junior varsity game 15-6.

For Manchester Andritsch scored 1 run in the first inning. Squires put up 2 more runs in the second. The third inning Squires put up 10 runs to jump out to a 13-5 lead. Andritsch and Porter both scored runs in the 4th inning to finish the game. Marrett Metzger got the win on the mound for the Squires.

 

Collecting hits for Northfield were Breanna Burcroff, Abby Keaffaber, and Alexi Randel.

 



Photos By Sam Knight

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