The Manchester girls basketball team fell to Tippecanoe Valley 63-26 Saturday.
Being on the road the Lady Squires couldn’t afford to let Valley get off to a good start and that’s just what the Vikings did, leading the Squires 22-6 after the first quarter. Cierra Carter scored 4 points in the quarter.
The pace slowed a but in the second with Valley winning the quarter 12-5 for a 34-11 halftime lead before winning the second half 29-15 for the 63-26 final.
Leading Manchester was Cierra Carter with 12 points. Sydney Day added 5, Ellie Milam 4, Rae Bedke 4, Drew Thompson 1.
Valley won the junior varsity game 43-19.