Squires Knock Off Rochester

The Manchester Squires won their second straight game, defeating once beaten Rochester 28-26 Friday

Rochester would get the lone score of the first quarter for a 7-0 lead, then crossed the goal line with 11:57 left left in the second to lead 13-0. The Squires would break the ice with 9:38 left in the half when Delton Moore scored from 5yds out to make it 13-7. Rochester would answer the Moore TD with 5:33 left to open a 19-7 lead before the squires mounted a drive with Hayes Sturtsman finding Devon Rooney for a 16yd scoring strike with 1:03 left to make it 19-14 at the half.

Manchester would grab their first lead in the third quarter. Sturtsman would hook up with Trey Clark on a 65yd passing TD as the Squires took a 21-19 lead with 6:55 left in the third.

With 5:40 left in the game Sturtsman would strike again, this time to Andrew McAtee for 55yds as the Manchester lead grew to 28-19. Rochester would get on the board with 2:34 left in the game to make it 28-26 with the Squires holding on for the thrilling win.

Passing : Sturtsman 10/19 for 241yds, 3TD

Rushing : Moore 16/74yds : Sturtsman 13/37yds : Rooney 1/2yds

Rec : Clark 4/121yds, 1TD : McAtee 2/74yds, 1TD : Rooney 3/39yds, 1TD : Yard 1/7yds

Wagner led the defense with 14 tackles. McNall added 11

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