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Squires down Knights, 8-6

Manchester defeated Southwood in the only game between Wabash County Schools, while Wabash four games, and Northfield split a doubleheader.

Manchester 8, Southwood 6

The Manchester baseball team scored seven runs in the first two innings and held off Southwood in an 8-6 win over the Knights Thursday, April 21.

Evan Martynowicz got the win on the mound, pitching six innings, giving up seven hits and four runs, while striking out three batters.

Gavin Martin led the Squires at the plate with two hits, while Garrett Sites, Justin Hall, and Martynowicz each had one hit and one RBI.

Blayne Hamilton took the loss for the Knights, giving up seven runs on four hits and recording one strikeout.
Mo Lloyd led Southwood at the plate going 4-4 with three RBIs, while Hamilton was 2-3 with one RBI, and Joey Bland went 1-4 with one RBI.

Wabash 13, Elwood 3

The Wabash Apaches started strong and finished strong in a 13-3 win over Elwood in six innings Tuesday, April 19.

The Apaches scored five runs in the bottom of the first inning and three in the second to take control of the game and cruised to the win.

Colten Learned drove in three runs for the Apaches on two hits, while Jared Brooks, Antonio Grant, and Blake Smith each drove in two runs, and Justin Booth, Keaton Fields, and Brayten Eis each had one RBI.

Learned got the win on the mound with a complete game, giving up nine hits and striking out two batters.

Wabash 4, Tippecanoe Valley 3

In a low-scoring contest, the Apaches scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh for a walk-off 4-3 win over Tippecanoe Valley Wednesday night, April 20.

Chayden Beeks got the complete-game win on the mound, giving up three runs on 10 hits, and struck out eight Vikings.
Tait reached base twice, both on doubles, while Andrew Dillon, Beeks, and Trevor Daughtry each had one hit and one RBI, and Smith drove in one run.

Wabash 6, Madison-Grant 4

The Apaches scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning to win a come-from-behind game at Madison-Grant Friday, April 22, 6-4.

Madison-Grant led 4-1 through five innings but Wabash added a run in the sixth before taking over in the seventh.

Dillon and Beeks each drove in two runs, while Tait added an RBI for the Apaches.

Dillon got the complete-game win on the mound, giving up eight hits and striking out five batters.

Wabash vs. Eastbrook (DH)

The Apaches split a doubleheader with Eastbrook Saturday, April 23.

Wabash took a 7-1 lead after two innings and held on for the 7-6 win.

Learned got the win on the mound, going three innings, giving up seven hits and five runs, striking out three, and Daughtry pitched the last four innings, giving up two hits and one run, striking out two.

Learned led the Apaches with two hits, while Brooks, Booth, Fields, and Daughtry each had one RBI.
In another close game, Eastbrook scored four runs in the last two innings to turn a 6-4 deficit into an 8-6 win.

Beeks drove in two runs with two hits, while Brooks, Booth, and Smith each had two hits in the game.

Booth pitched five innings, giving up five four runs on five hits, striking out six, while Daughtry took the loss in relief, pitching two innings and giving up four runs on five hits, striking out one.

Southern Wells 10, Southwood 3

The Southwood Knights lost to Southern Wells 10-3 Tuesday night, April 19.

Blayne Hamilton led the Knights at the plate, driving all three runs and went 3-3 on the night.
Joey Bland and Jarrett Craft each had one hit.

Ryan Deeter, Bland, and Jaret Denny each pitched with Denny Striking out eight batters in 3 1/2 innings.
Southwood at Oak Hill (DH)

The Knights lost two games at Oak Hill Saturday, April 23, falling 9-5 in the first game and 24-12 in the second.

Oak Hill took a 6-0 lead after four innings before Southwood cut the lead to 6-3, but it wasn’t enough as the Eagles added three more runs in the sixth inning.

Luke Pershing and Lloyd each had two hits with Pershing driving in a run, while Bland and Blayne Hamilton each had one RBI with one hit.

Oak Hill poured it on in the second game, scoring eight runs in the first two innings before scoring 13 in the third inning to take a 21-2 lead.

The Knights scored six runs in the fifth inning and four more in the sixth but it wasn’t enough for a comeback.

Lloyd, Bland, and Jaron Craft each had two hits, with Lloyd driving in three runs and Bland Craft earning two RBIs each.

Maconaquah 9, Northfield 8

The Northfield Norse lost a heartbreaker Wednesday night, April 20, falling to Maconaquah 9-8 in in a road conference loss.

Reese Rosen led the Norse with three hits, including a home run, with five RBIs and three runs scored. Jacob Snyder had two hits and two runs, while Bryce Smith added a 2-run home run for Northfield.

Northfield at Prairie Heights (DH)

Northfield split a doubleheader with Prairie Heights Saturday, April 23.

The Norse edged Prairie Heights 6-4 in the first game.

The teams were tied 2-2 heading into the fifth inning before the Norse scored two runs in the fifth and two more in the seventh to grab the win.

Truman went seven innings on the mound, giving up 11 hits and striking out four.

Rosen, Snyder, McKillip, Tomlinson, and Smith each had multiple hits.

Northfield’s comeback attempt in the second game fell short in a 9-8 loss.

The hosts took a 5-0 lead in the second inning before Northfield answered with three runs in the top of the third. Prairie Heights answered with three runs in the bottom of the fourth, only to see Northfield tie the game with five runs in the top of the fifth inning.

The score remained 8-8 going into the bottom of the seventh but Prairie Heights got the walk-off run to clinch the 9-8 win.
Stats were not available for game 2.

Posted on 2022 Apr 27