The Manchester Lady Squires suffered their first loss of the season Wednesday, falling to Warsaw 52-35.
The lady Squires played with the Tigers for two and a half quarters before Warsaw took control of the game midway though the third. Warsaw led 8-5 after the first stop. Manchester grabbed a 2-0 lead on an Emma West bucket and got a three from Kennedy Fierstos.
The Lady Squires would battle in the second. Trailing 10-5 Kiera Hatfield would drain a three, plus two free throws from Eva Bazzoni made it 12-11. Down 13-11 Jirni Cripe would score off an offensive rebound to tie the score before two Bazzoni free throws gave Manchester a 15-13 lead. Up 17-15 after a Bazzoni bucket Warsaw would hit five free throws the last 45 seconds to grab a 20-17 halftime lead.
The Tigers would open a 25-17 lead to start the third quarter before two Cripe free throws made it 25-19. Down 28-19 Cripe would hit back to back buckets for a 28-23 score before Warsaw ended the quarter with five straight points to lead 33-23 after three.
The Squires would try to hang with the Tigers in the fourth, trailing 40-28 when Warsaw scored nine straight points to open a 49-28 lead in route to the 52-35 final.
Eva Bazzoni- 11 points, 4 rebounds, 1 steal
Emma West- 8 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist
Jirni Cripe- 8 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal
Kennedy Fierstos- 3 points, 2 assists, 2 rebounds, 1 steal
Kiera Hatfield- 3 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 deflection
Kennidy Lauer- 2 points, 4 rebounds, 5 deflections
Mackenzie Day- 1 deflection
Morgan Parrett- 1 deflection
The Manchester junior varsity was defeated by Warsaw 45-28
Morgan Parrett- 6 points, 5 steals, 1 rebound, 1 deflection
Makenzey Meyer- 6 points, 1 block, 1 rebound
Emma Garriott- 5 points, 2 steals, 1 rebound, 1 deflection
Beletu Stout- 4 points, 1 assist, 1 deflection
Ranissa Shambarger- 3 points, 1 rebound, 1 steal, 1 deflection
Mackenzie Day- 3 points, 2 rebounds
Keilan Creager- 1 point, 1 rebound, 1 assist, 1 steal, 1 deflection
Ainsley West- 1 rebound, 1 steal, 1 deflection
Avery Howard- 1 block, 1 deflection
Bailey Mooney- 2 rebounds
Oliva Auler- 2 rebounds, 1 steal, 1 assist
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