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Wabash, Manchester split boys, girls basketball games

The Wabash boys basketball team led after each quarter in its Three Rivers Conference contest and held off a late Squire push to pull out a 46-40 win Friday, Jan. 17.
After falling to Wabash by 35 points three weeks earlier, Manchester looked like a different team, taking an early lead before the Apaches took a 14-8 lead after one quarter.
Wabash led 24-19 at halftime and 35-29 after three quarters.
The Squires went on a run to cut the lead to three points before Wabash held on for the win.
Wabash was led by Trenton Daughtry with 18 points, three assists and two rebounds, Jared Holley with 11 points, six rebounds, and two assists, and Joe Leland with 10 points and one rebound.
Jasper Walters had three points, three rebounds and two assists, Elijah Vander Velden with two points, four rebounds and two assists, and Kallen Kelsheimer with two points and one rebound.
Manchester was led by Kreeden Krull for the third consecutive game with 15 points, six rebounds and two steals, while Weston Hamby had 13 points, five rebounds and three assists.
Thane Creager had six points and five rebounds, Max Carter had four points, four rebounds, and two assists, and Austin Underwood with two points and two rebounds.
Manchester won the JV contest 39-27.
Ridge Fierstos led Manchester with nine points and five rebounds, followed by Carter Bedke with nine points, Maddox Zolman with seven points, Caden Miller, Luke Ramer and Gabe Case with four points each and Brayden Jones with two points.
Wabash was led by Dave Ford with 10 points and seven rebounds and Andrew Dinkens added six points.
Manchester also won the C-team game 38-25.
Liam York led Manchester with 17 points, followed by Josh Hollinger with six, Kobe Flock and Jace Judy with five points, Traceon Gearhart with three and Trevor Heath with two.
Wabash improved to 8-2 overall and 4-0 in conference play while Manchester dropped to 6-7 and 1-2 in the TRC.
Girls basketball
Manchester 48, Wabash 35
The Manchester girls basketball team outscored Wabash 12-2 in the second quarter of its TRC matchup with Wabash and that proved to be the different in a 48-35 win over the Apaches Saturday, Jan. 18.
A tight first quarter saw the Squires lead 11-9 heading into the second quarter. Manchester took used the 12-2 second quarter to lead 23-11 at halftime and they never let Wabash back in the game.
Manchester was led by Emma Garriott with 13 points, seven rebounds and three assists, while Morgan Parrett had 10 points and seven rebounds, and Kiera Hatfield had eight points and two rebounds.
Makenzy Meyer had six points and five rebounds, Mackenzie Day and Beletu Stout each had six points and one rebound, Bailey Mooney had three points and four steals, and Ainsley West had two points and two rebounds.
Wabash was led by Mariah Wyatt with 13 points followed by Alivia Short with nine points, Libby Mattern with six points, Isabelle Davis with four points, Rylee Yaokum with two points and Linda Cordes with one opint.
Wabash won the JV game 29-26.
Emma Tracy led the Apaches with seven points while Hannah Layne and Kasey Long each had six points.
Manchester was led by Keilan Creager with eight points and six rebounds, Olivia Neal with six points and five rebounds, Olivia Auler with five points and three rebounds, and Aliala Atienza with four points.
Manchester’s varsity team improved to 5-14 and 3-4 in conference play. Wabash dropped to 9-9 and 2-4 in the TRC.

Posted on 2020 Jan 21