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Manchester shoots past women's basketball

Manchester shoots past women's basketball
The Manchester Spartans shot past the Muskingum University women's basketball team 57-38 at the 2018 Main View Tip-Off Tournament. Sophomore Emily Yeager was on the Manchester University Main View All-Tournament Team. 
 
The Basics 
  • Records: Muskingum (0-3 overall), Manchester (1-2 overall)
  • Location: North Manchester, Indiana – The PERC
Inside the Numbers 
  • Junior Devyn Bonner directed the Muskies with a double-double, recording 10 points and securing 10 rebounds. 
  • Yeager added nine points, while sophomore Sam Filiaggi logged seven.
  • Sophomore Camay Baylock notched seven rebounds.
  • Muskingum ended the contest shooting 14-of-62 (22.6%) from the field, which included hitting just 2-of-15 (13.3%) from behind the arc.
  • Beth Schaefer led the Spartans with 10 points. 
  • Manchester ended the contest shooting 19-of-55 (34.5%) in the field and 17-of-26 (65.4%) from the free throw line. 
Game Highlights 
  • The Muskies jumped out to an early 10-3 lead within the first five minutes of the contest. The Spartans fought to trim the deficit, but the Muskies secured back-to-back points to put them ahead 15-11 going into the second quarter. With 7:39 on the clock, the Spartans locked in a three-pointer to slide past the Muskies with a score of 16-15. The contest remained tight, until Manchester tallied an 8-0 run to take the lead 29-22 going into the half.
  • The Spartans took control of the outing in the third quarter with a 16-4 surge en route to claiming the victory. 
Up Next 
  • The Muskies next travel to Gambier, Ohio on Tuesday, November 20 to battle the Kenyon Ladies. Game time is slated for 6:00 p.m.