The Manchester girls basketball team went on the road to Winamac Saturday, winning 26-24 on a Cierra Carter buzzer beater. The Lady Squires led 17-12 at the half before ”the shot” gave Manchester their second straight win.
The Lady Squires got buckets from Cierra Carter, Celina Carter, Rae Bedke and Drew Thompson in the first quarter and led Winamac 8-4 after the first quarter.
Celina Carter would score five points in the second quarter with the Squires also getting buckets from Rae Bedke and Ellie Milam to stretch their lead to 17-12 at the half.
The third quarter had just 7 total points scored with Manchester winning the quarter 4-3 and led 21-15 with a quarter to go.
Winamac would out score Manchester 9-5 in the fourth and had the scored tied when Cierra Carter hit a lay up with one second left for the win.
Cierra and Celina Carter led the Lady Squires with 7 points each. Rae Bedke added 4, Drew Thompson 2, Tiffany Johnson 2, Ellie Milam 2, Bailey Sewell 2.
Coach Everett ” Excellent road victory. The team played wonderful team defense.”