Manchester sweeps Carroll
By TAYLOR MITCHELL
It was a clean sweep Tuesday night as the boys and girls basketball teams of Manchester sent Carroll Academy back home with a pair of losses.
The Lady Mavericks won 55-45 in a game that was closer than the final score indicates and the Mavericks won 66-57.
In the first game of the night, the Lady Mavericks jumped out to a 17-11 lead after first quarter, but saw their slim lead slip away in the second quarter when Carroll added 15 points to their total, sending a score of 28-26 at halftime.
Manchester and Carroll kept things close in the second half, with the Lady Mavericks barely outscoring Carroll 16-14 before dominating the third quarter with an 11-5 showing to capture the 55-45 victory.
Kristen Morris, who left the game in the first half with a hand injury, led the Lady Mavs in scoring with 16 points, Mary Moses Hitt and Maggie Hughes finished with 15 points each.
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