The Manchester softball team, just as the baseball team did played an away game at home Tuesday. The Lady Squires were suppose to play at North Miami, but with wet field conditions at North Miami the game was moved to Manchester. Tied at one in the sixth a two run double from Ellie Milam lifted the Squires past the Warriors 3-2.
North Miami would plate a run in the bottom of the first for a 1-0 lead after Carlee Lefebvre led off with a walk. Alicia Tooley would sacrifice Lefebvre to second before Josie Knauff reached on a fielders choice with Lefebvre scoring.
The game would remain 1-0 until the top of the fourth. Kierra Stacy would reach on a North Miami error before Mattie McKee found first on a fielders choice with Stacy reaching second. After a pop fly moved the runners one base, Stacy would score on the arrant throw to tie the score at one.
In the sixth Cierra Carter would lead off with a single and was followed by Stacy reaching on an error with Carter advancing to second. After a force at third, Sydney Day would deliver a one out single to load the bases. A ground ball out created a force at home for the second out before Ellie Milam ripped a single to left, scoring McKee and Day to give Manchester a 3-1 lead.
Things got tense in the bottom of the seventh. Ashley Lackman led off with a single and was ran for by Riley Saddlemire. After two ground outs and Saddlemire standing on third, Ali Sumpter was hit by a pitch to put runners on the corners. Knauff would then reach on a Squires error, scoring Saddlemire to make it 3-2 with runners on first and third before Squire pitcher Mattie McKee forced a pop up to end the game.
The Northfield softball team played host to Whitko Tuesday, falling to the Wildcats 7-4.
Whitko jumped on the Norse for 1 run in the first and 2 in the second to lead 3-0 before the Norse answered in the bottom of the second with a run on an Abby Keaffaber home run to make it 3-1.
The scoring would pick up again in the fourth when Whitko scored 1 run in the top of the inning before Keaffaber hit her second bomb of the game to make it 4-2.
The game would remain 4-2 until the seventh when the Wildcats scored 3 times to grab a 7-2 lead. The Norse made things interesting in the bottom of the inning when Kiana Kendall drew a one out walk before pinch hitter Ashley Koch hit the Norse third home run of the game to make it 7-4. With two outs Abby Keaffaber would draw a walk and was ran for by Abbey Ross. Michelle Hunt would then single to bring the tying run to the plate before a strike out ended the game.
After a one day delay because of rain the Wabash softball team traveled to Peru Tuesday, falling to the Tigers 16-6.
Wabash jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the top of the first before Peru scored 9 runs in the third in route to the win.
Bre Sewell would lead off the game with a double and was followed with a rbi double from Whitney Working to make it 1-0. Working would advance to third on the throw home, then score on a passed ball for a 2-0 lead. Olinger would the hit the Apaches third straight double and was followed by Montana Castro being hit by a pitch. With one out Olinger would steal third and home to lead 3-0.
After holding the Tigers scoreless in the first, Peru went off for 9 runs in the second, and 1 in the third to lead 10-3.
Wabash would plate 2 runs in the 4th. Mettler led off with a double before Sewell hit a two out double to drive home Mettler. Working would then single home Sewell to make it 10-5. Peru would answer with 4 runs in the bottom of the inning to extend their lead to 14-5.
Wabash would score their final run in the fifth. Halverson would hit a one out double, then scored on a Newman triple. Peru would score 2 runs in the bottom of the inning to end the night, 16-6.
The Manchester baseball team played at home Tuesday in what was originally a scheduled away game. With North Miami’s field being to wet the game was moved to Manchester where the Squires defeated the Warriors 9-3.
The Squires were the visitors in the game and struck in the top of the first. Bailey Ness led off reaching on an error and was followed by a David McAtee one out double to make it 1-0. Rylie Rickert would then drive home McAtee with a single for a 2-0 lead. North Miami answered with a run in the bottom of the inning to make it 2-1.
The Squires would build on their lead in the second, scoring 4 runs off hits from Janzin Cripe, Trey Mcnall and Landon Tharp. Bailey Ness scored after reaching on an error. Manchester led 6-1 after two.
Manchester would plate another run in the third when Zach Hill was hit by a pitch and drove home by McNall to make it 7-1.
The Squires would score single runs in the 4th and 5th before North Miami scored 2 in the 7th for the 9-3 final.
Landon Tharp and Trey Mcnall each had 2 hits and 1 rbi. David McAtee had 1 hit and 1 rbi. Kane Gable added 1 rbi. Bailey Ness, Rylie Rickert, Zach Hill, Janzin Cripe and Mason Meyer each had a hit.
Hayes Sturtsman got the win on the mound, allowing 5 hits while striking out 7.Add a Comment
the Northfield junior varsity baseball team traveled to Huntington Tuesday afternoon where they were shut down by the host Vikings. Chance Hartman had the only hit for the Norse. Hartman led off the game with a double and scored the lone run on a ground ball by Jacob Truman in a 5-1 loss. Northfield will host Whitko Friday evening at 5pm.Add a Comment
The Wabash golf team fell to Logansport 232-168 Tuesday.
Northfield shoots 154 and defeats Whitko 183 and Manchester 187 in a tri-meet at Honeywell Tuesday night.
Braydon Schindler and Austin Trump both shot 36 and were medalist for the night. Isaac Gottschalk had 40 and Kameron Cole a 42. Other scores were Caleb Kroh 45 and Logan Peas with a career low 45.
Match Record 9-0
Tournament record 2-0
For Manchester Noah Cain fired a 44, Parker Wagner 45, Nathan Self 45, Eli Shaum 53.Add a Comment