The Manning Monarchs JV baseball team ran off with the lead late in the game for the 14-11 victory over Crestwood Wednesday night. The game was tied at 11 with the Monarchs batting in the top of the sixth. Bryce Stewart was able to draw a bases loaded walk which scored the go ahead run.
Bats blistered as the Monarchs collected six hits and Crestwood tallied five in the high-scoring game.
Manning captured the lead in the second inning when an error scored one run.
Crestwood scored five runs in the third inning. Crestwood had three batters to drive in runs in the big inning.
Austin Evans was the winning pitcher for the Manning Monarchs. He surrendered one run on zero hits over three innings, striking out five and walking one. Ian Jones threw two and a third innings in relief out of the bullpen.
The Crestwood starting pitcher three hits and five runs over three and a third innings, striking out two.
Reid Parimuha started the game for Manning. He surrendered four runs on two hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out two
Parimuha, Price Bailey, Keenan Jamison, Karsen Wildes, Lucas Peters, and Evans each managed one hit to lead the Monarchs. They also stole 15 bases during the game as six players stole more than one. RJ Cantey led the way with three.