Squires Double Up On Maconaquah

The Manchester baseball team took a 2-0 lead in the third, then scored a run in the fifth and sixth to defeat Maconaquah 4-2 Wednesday.

Manchester would take the lead in the second when Hayes Sturtsman led off drawing a walk and was followed by Mason Meyer being hit by a pitch. Hunter Boughman would then ground out, moving both runners a base before Jeremiah Airgood hit a fly ball out to left that scored Sturtsman for a 1-0 lead.

The Squires would plate another run in the third. Noah Beck would lead off reaching on an error before stealing second and advance to third on a David McAtee ground out. Kane Gable would then single home Beck for a 2-0 lead.

The Braves would cut the Manchester lead in half in the fifth. With two outs Silcox would single and score on a Hunter Hays single to make it 2-1. Manchester would get the run back in the bottom of the inning when McAtee led off with a triple and scored on a Gable fly ball.

Maconaquah would score in the top of the sixth when Cole Alspaugh led off drawing a walk and was followed by a Bryce Ward single. With one out Braxton Dewey would single home Alspaugh to make it 3-2. With two outs in the bottom of the inning Kam Lester would double and score on a Beck double to give the Squires a 4-2 lead.

The Braves would look to threat in the top of the seventh when Hays reached on a dropped third strike before a Cody Koebler single put runners on first and second. Manchester pitcher Grant Strobel would then strike out the next two, to preserve the win.

Roster PA AB H 1B 2B 3B HR RBI R BB
Airgood 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Gable 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Beck 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
Meyer 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mcatee 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
Strobel 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Sturtsman 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Boughman 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lester 3 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Moore 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

 

Roster IP H BB K R ER
Strobel 1 1 0 3 0 0
Boughman 6 5 1 6 2 2

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