By Gary Andrews
The Manchester football team traveled to Bremen Friday, coming up short in a 49-21 loss to the Lions.
Bremen would strike first just a minute and a half in to the game to take a 7-0 lead with 10:33 on the clock. The Squires, however, would respond quickly, scoring on two plays. Lucas Schilling would scamper for 76 yards with Jacob Casper scoring one play later and the game was tied at 7. Bremen would then take control of the game, putting up 21 more points in the first quarter and 14 in the second to lead the Squires 42-7 at the half.
Bremen would get the only score in the third quarter and led 49-7 with a quarter to go.
Jacob Casper and Owen Johnson would get touchdowns in the fourth quarter as the Squire season ended in a 49-21 loss.
Lucas Schilling was 18 of 27 for 131 yards. Leading the rushing was Jacob Casper with 137 yards on 16 carries. Lucas Schilling added 91 yards, Evan Milam 11, Owen Johnson 6, Phoenix Goad 2. Brodi Carter had 9 catches for 59 yards, Phoenix Goad 6 for 46, Nick Eubank 1 for 13 and Daniel Griese 1 for 13.
Thad Miller led the defense with 11 tackles. Evan Milam and Nick Eubank added 8 each.