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Manchester’s all-star 15s battle ahead in state tourney

Posted on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 1:32 pm

milton stanley bylineAfter a 4-2  loss to defending champions Giles County in the first round of the Babe Ruth state baseball tournament, the Manchester all-stars battled back over 18 grueling innings Saturday to keep their state championship hopes alive.

Playing Franklin County in the loser’s bracket Saturday afternoon, Manchester squeezed out a 5-4 win in 11 innings. After a short rest, the team went on defeat play Putnam County 9-6.

Sunday’s game was postponed due to rain. Manchester is now scheduled to play Marshall County at 6:30 in Lawrenceburg. Check back here game scores and bracket updates.

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