Lady Squires Fall At Huntington

The Manchester Lady Squires, fresh off their win over county rival Northfield headed to Huntington Tuesday to battle the Vikings and led early before falling 50-37.

Manchester would get the first bucket of the game off a Kennedy Fierstos runner before Madalyn Robrock hit two straight and then a third after a Sydney Day bucket to give the Lady Vikings a 6-4 lead. The Squires would answer with a three from Fierstos and a bucket from Erika Kendall to grab a 9-6 lead before Robrock hit to start a 9-0 run. Hollyn Anderson and Karmen Koch would get buckets during the run with Robrock and Reece Colclesser each adding a free throw for a 15-9 Huntington lead. Emma West would then drain a three and hit a free throw for the Squires to make it 15-13 before Rileigh Johnson hit before the buzzer to give the Vikings a 17-13 lead after one.

Huntington would extend their lead to start the second on a Koch bucket off a steal, then go on a 9-1 run to grab a 28-14 lead. Larissa Johnson, Rileigh Johnson and Rylee Williams all had buckets during the run. Kennedy Fierstos would stop the run with a three which ended up being Manchester’s only bucket of the quarter as Huntington led 30-17 at the half.

Manchester would get back in the game to start the third. Kendall would hit, followed by a three from Kiera Hatfield and a bucket from Day as the Vikings lead was sliced to 30-24. Rileigh Johnson would stop the run with a bucket before West hit two straight to make it 33-28. Colclesser would then hit two free throws, followed by a Williams bucket as the Vikings led 36-28 with a quarter to go.

Williams ended the third with a bucket and started the fourth with a bucket as the Huntington lead was 38-28 when the Squires would make one more run. Day and West would make it 38-32 before Rileigh Johnson drained a three for a 41-32 score. Fierstos would make it 41-34 before the Vikings put the game away. Kock would hit a bucket that ignited a 9-0 run to give Huntington a 50-34 lead and went on to win the h=game 50-37.

Erika Kendall: 4 points, 6 rebounds
Sydney Day: 7 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Kerigan Hatfield: 3 assists, 1 rebound
Kennedy Fierstos: 13 points, 3 steals, 1 rebound, 1 assist
Emma West: 10 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds, 1 steal
Kiera Hatfield: 3 points, 1 rebound, 1 assist
Jirni Cripe: 3 rebounds, 1 assist
Eva Bazzoni: 1 rebound

Manchester won the junior varsity game 23-22.

Bailey Mooney- 3 rebounds
Ranissa Shambarger- 9 points, 3 steals, 1 rebound, 1 assist
Kennidy Lauer- 4 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks, 2 assists
Mackenzie Day- 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Gabbie Brewer- 5 points, 4 steals, 3 assists, 1 rebound
Morgan Parrett- 3 rebounds, 2 steals
Emma Garriott- 2 rebounds
Beletu Stout- 7 rebounds, 1 assist


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