Squires Bested By Bluffton

The Manchester football team played on the road for the second week in a row, taking on a talented Bluffton team and falling 41-20.

Bluffton would get on the board first, scoring with 2:16 left in the first to grab a 7-0 lead. The Squires would respond, getting an 11 yard scoring run from Clay Sellers with 4 seconds left to knot the score at 7 after one.

Bluffton would do all the scoring in the second quarter, crossing the goal line twice to take a 21-7 lead to the locker room.

Midway through the third quarter, Clay Sellers would score a second time with 6:57 left to cut the deficit to 21-14, but the Tigers answered less than a minute later to open a 28-14 lead, then score once more to make it 34-14. The Squires would get closer with 1:16 remaining when Bailey Ness scored to make it 34-20.

The only score in the fourth came from Bluffton as the Tigers defended home turf 41-20.

Bailey Ness was 10 of 19 for 95yds.

Rushing : Bailey Ness 10 for 88yds, Josh Shepherd 7 for 36yds, Kane Gable 2 for 20yds, Clay Sellers 10 for 64yds.

Rec : Keelan Norwood 5 for 76yds, Hayes Sturtsman 1 for 11yds, Kane Gable 9 for 95yds

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