The Manchester and Wabash girls soccer team met in the opening round of the sectional play Thursday with the Squires coming out on top 4-2.
Emma Garriott had a headed off a cross from Lainey Shock to start the night. Jessica Perez got her first goal of her career off an assist from Emma Garriott. Emma Garriott put the ball in the upper 90 and got her second goal in the first half off an assist from Lex Donathan. Squires went into the half 3-0.
The Lady Apaches decided to really battle for the game in the 2nd half, with the first Apache goal being a penalty kick earned by senior Madi Lutz and put away by sophomore Rylee Yoakum. Madi Lutz then carried the ball on a break-away and buried her shot to put the Lady Apaches with in striking distance.
Emma Garriott then complected the hat trick and got a solo goal to finalize the score 4-2.
Manchester will play in the sectional championship Saturday at 2.