Lady Squires Ride Third Quarter Burst To Top Apaches

The Wabash and Manchester girls met Thursday after being snowed out last Saturday. Manchester led by just two points at the half before out scoring the Apaches 19-5 in the third quarter before winning 39-30.

Kennedy Fierstos would give the Lady Squires a 3-0 lead before two Hope Unger free throws. Bucket from Kennidy Lauer and Fierstos made it 8-2 before Alivia Short scored the last two points of the quarter with Manchester leading 8-5 after one.

Wabash would start the second quarter with an 8-0 run to grab a 13-8 lead. Short would hit three straight times before Mariah Wyatt finished the run off. Manchester would answer with a 7-0 run to end the quarter. Two buckets from Eva Bazzoni which included a three followed by a Fierstos bucket gave the Squires a 15-13 lead at the half.

Manchester would take control of the game in the third, starting the quarter on a 7-0 and scoring 18 of the first 20 points. Fierstos would start the scoring with Kiera Hatfield and Bazzoni chiming in. Bazzoni would lead the way with 9 points in the quarter which included two long balls. Trailing 33-15 Wyatt would hit a bucket and a free throw before Bazzoni ended the quarter with a free throw. Manchester led 34-18 after three.

Free throws from Short and Nici Gunderman would start the fourth before Bazzoni hit her fourth three of the night for a 37-20 lead. Manchester was leading 39-23 when the Apaches would make a run, scoring the last seven points of the game with the Squires holding on for the 39-30 win.

Eva Bazzoni- 17 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals, 1 assist
Kennedy Fierstos- 14 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals, 1 assist
Kennidy Lauer- 4 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal
Kiera Hatfield- 3 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
Emma West- 1 point, 2 assists, 2 rebounds
Jirni Cripe- 3 rebounds, 2 assists
Mackenzie Day- 2 rebounds
Emma Garriott- 1 steal
Beletu Stout- 2 rebounds

Scoring

#Athlete NamePtsFGFGAFG%
5Kiley Stone (Sr)010
10Maya Benysh (Jr)030
12Hope Unger (Sr)72540
13Kaylee Graf (Sr)21333
22Nici Gunderman (So)1030
23Abby Vinopal (Sr)020
35Tabatha Wagner (Sr)1050
42Mariah Wyatt (So)62633
44Alivia Short (So)135956
Team Totals30103727

Rebs, Asst, Steals and TOs

#Athlete NameOffDefTot RebAstStlsTO
5Kiley Stone (Sr)202010
10Maya Benysh (Jr)202100
12Hope Unger (Sr)00102
13Kaylee Graf (Sr)011011
22Nici Gunderman (So)112103
23Abby Vinopal (Sr)00103
35Tabatha Wagner (Sr)156002
42Mariah Wyatt (So)3811113
44Alivia Short (So)145002
Team Totals1019295316

Manchester won the junior varsity contest 35-24

Ranissa Shambarger- 17 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 assist, 1 block
Morgan Parrett- 5 points, 11 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assist
Makenzey Meyer- 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Keilan Craeger- 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 assist
Emma Garriott- 2 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals
Avery Howard- 2 points
Olivia Auler- 2 points, 3 steals, 1 rebound
Beletu Stout- 1 point, 3 rebounds
Ainsley West- 2 steals, 1 rebound, 1 block
Bailey Mooney- 1 steal
Mackenzie Day- 1 rebound, 1 steal

Isabelle Davis paced the Lady Apaches with 8 points while Ashley Province added 6. Madi Lutz had 2, Jordan Stumbo 2, Taylor Johnson 2, Linda Cordes 2, Brook Westendorf 4.

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