Last Second Shot Just Misses In Squires Loss At Whitko

The Manchester boys went on the road to Whitko Saturday, falling behind by five in the first quarter before winning the rest of the game and having a shot attempt at the buzzer to put the game in overtime before falling to the Wildcats 57-54.

The Squires struggled a bit in the first, getting a three and 5 points from Mason Hamby and a bucket each from Brayden Casper and David McAtee and trailed 14-9 after the first quarter.

Manchester would come alive in the second, matching Whitko shot for shot. Mason Hamby hit three times with Koehl Fluke hitting a long ball and scoring 5 points. Devon Rooney also hit a three as the two teams played to an 18-18 tie as Whitko led 32-27 at the half.

Again it would be point for point in the third. Hamby would connect four times with McAtee adding two buckets and Kam Lester a bucket as each team scored 14 points with Whitko leading 46-41 after three.

The Squires would cut the Whitko lead to 3 points with little time remaining and had a shot to tie that just missed to fall 57-54. McAtee would hit three times in the quarter with Hamby connecting twice and Fluke adding a three.



The Manchester junior varsity defeated Whitko 27-24.

Scoring : McAtee 4, Isbell 2, Meyer 2, Underwood 10, Davis 4, Parrett 5.

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