Squires Take Two From Caston
The Manchester Squires took a double header from Caston Saturday, defeating the Comets 19-4 and 4-2.
In game one the Squires pounded out 15 hits and did all their scoring in three innings.
Manchester would plate 11 runs in the second, collecting 8 hits which were all singles and taking advantage of two walk, a fielders choice and a dropped third strike.
Caston would score three runs in the third with the Squires answering with two.
In the fourth the Squires would plate four more runs and finally collect their first extra base hit which was a double from Thane Creager. Manchester had five hits in the inning.
Game two was much tighter as the Squires were tied heading to the sixth before plating two runs to seal the deal.
Manchester would take a 1-0 lead in the first. Kam Lester would lead off drawing a walk and was forced out at second on a fielders choice. With Learned on second after an error Mason Meyer would double to make it 1-0.
The Squires would tack on another run in the fourth when Mason Roberts smoked a shot over the right field fence for a solo home run and a 2-0 lead.
Caston would tie the score in the fifth before Manchester scored twice in the bottom of the sixth. Meyer would lead off with a double and was followed by Roberts being hit by a pitch. Sam Martindale would follow with a single that chased home Meyer to make it 3-2. Justin Self then singled home pinch runner Grant Strobel for a 4-2 lead.
Roberts would shut down Caston in the seventh to seal the 4-2 win.
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