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Manchester, Northfield girls post victories

Wabash County’s girls basketball went 2-7 in play last week.

Manchester 56, Lewis Cass 26

The Manchester girls basketball team raced out to a 17-0 first quarter and 29-3 halftime lead to run away from Lewis Cass for a 56-26 win Tuesday, Nov. 12.

Nine Squires scored on the night led by Mackenzy Day with 12 points and seven rebounds, followed by Beletu Stout with 11 points and two assists, Ranissa Shambarger with eight points, three rebounds and five steals, and Makenzy Meyer with seven points and five rebounds.

Olivia Auler had three points and two steals, followed by Bailey Mooney with three points and two steals, Morgan Parrett with two points and three rebounds, Emma Garriott with two points and two rebounds, and Kiera Hatfield with two points and three assists.

Ainsley West added six rebounds, four steals and three assists and Keilan Creager had three steals.

The JV team handled Lewis Cass with a 30-17.

West led the Squires with nine points, four steals, three assists and two rebounds, while Creager had nine points and one assists, and Madison Parson had five points and 12 rebounds.

Auler had three points and four rebounds and Chaynee Tennant had two points and three rebounds.

Warsaw 82, Manchester 29

After a close first quarter, Warsaw ran away from the Squires, finishing with an 82-29 win.

Shambarger led Manchester with nine points and two rebounds, while Garriott had seven points, Day had four points and one assist, Meyer had four points and two rebounds, West had three points, three rebounds and three steals, and Parrett had two points and five rebounds.

The JV team didn't have an easier time against Warsaw in a 57-17 loss to the Tigers.

Neal led Manchester with nine points, West had four points, four steals, three assists and two rebounds, Delani Henderson had two points, and Trinity Akins had two points and two assists.

Maconaquah 50, Manchester 43

The Squires jumped out to a 9-2 lead in the first two minutes of its conference match-up against Maconaquah Saturday, Nov. 16, but the Braves responded with an 18-1 run and held on for a 50-43 win.

Maconaquah led 32-20 at halftime, 42-28 after three and held off a Squire four-quarter push for the win.

Garriott led the Squires at point guard with 19 points, five rebounds, two blocks and two steals, followed by Parrett with six points and eight rebounds, Hatfield with six points and three rebounds, West with six points and two rebounds, and Shambarger with five points, seven rebounds and three steals.

Day added one point and five rebounds, followed by Mooney with three assists and two rebounds, and Meyer with three rebounds.

The JV team was outscored 14-1 in the fourth quarter in a 38-29 loss to Maconaquah.

Creager led Manchester with 13 points and two assists, while West had 11 points, six assists and six steals.

Parson had three points and five rebounds, with Gearhart added two points and four rebounds.

Northfield 49, Western 42

The Northfield girls basketball team steadily pulled away from Western and held on for a 49-42 win Wednesday, Nov. 13.

The Norse took a 16-12 lead after one quarter and led 22-16 at halftime. A 13-10 advantage in the third quarter put

Northfield in control with a 35-26 lead.

Emma Hoover led Northfield with 15 points, three assists and five steals, followed by Addi Baker with 10 points, six rebounds and three assists, Kenzie Baer with eight points and four rebounds, and Kearston Stout with eight points and nine rebounds.

The JV team defeated Western 31-19.

Crysta Kowlzuk led the way with nine points, followed by Ella Satterwaithe with seven points, and six points from Autumn Custer.

Oak Hill 43, Northfield 40

Northfield lost a tight 43-40 decision to Oak Hill Friday, Nov. 15.

Northfield jumped out to a 13-7 first-quarter lead before Oak Hill tied it up 23-23 at halftime.

The Eagles took a 34-32 into the fourth quarter and held on for the three-point win.

Baker led the Norse with 16 points and nine rebounds, followed by Stout with eight points and six rebounds.

The JV team led 16-7 at halftime against Oak Hill but scored just three points in the second half in a 26-19 loss.

Ella Hunter led Northfield with five points, and Alex Cartwright added four points.

Pioneer 52, Southwood 32

Southwood lost a 52-32 decision to Pioneer Thursday, Nov. 14.

MaKenna Pace led the Knights with 12 points and two rebounds, Erin Lehner added six points, two rebounds and two steals, Sierra Stout had four points and two rebounds, and Aleia Sweet had four points and one steal.

Ella Haupert had two points, two rebounds and one steal, followed by Rylee Barney with two points and three steals, Bailey Wyatt with two points, Sydney Helfin with three steals and one assists, and Maggie Ball with four rebounds.

The JV team ran away from Pioneer in a 33-7 win.

Alaina Winer led the way with 14 points, six rebounds and two blocks, followed by Wyatt with eight points and two rebounds, Sweet with six points and one rebound, Kylie Ray with four points and two assists, Barney with four points and two rebounds, and Autumn Culver with one point, four rebounds and two assists

Huntington North 52, Southwood 14

Things didn't get any easier Saturday, Nov. 16 in a 52-14 loss.

Lehner had five points and four rebounds, followed by Haupert with four points, three rebounds and one steal, Pace with three points and one steal, and Ashley Smith with two points.

The JV team lost to the Vikings 27-18.

Winter led Southwood with eight points and one rebound, Wyatt had five points, three rebounds and two steals, Smith had four points and one steal, and Ray had one point and two rebounds.

Mississinewa 56, Wabash 26

Wabash traveled to Mississinewa and went home with 56-26 loss to the Indians Friday, Nov. 15.

Alivia Short led Wabash with seven points and five rebounds, followed by Mariah Wyatt with seven points and five rebounds, and Libby Mattern with six points and two rebounds.

Isabelle Davis added two points and six rebounds, while Jordan Stumbo had two points and two rebounds, and Emma Tracy had two points.

Marion 44, Wabash 17

After a close first quarter with Marion leading Wabash 6-1, the Giants ran away for a 44-17 win over the Apaches Saturday, Nov. 16.

Wyatt led the Apaches with seven points and Alivia Short pulled down 10 rebounds. 

Posted on 2019 Nov 19