NORTH MANCHESTER – The Tippecanoe Valley softball team dropped a conference game to host Manchester Monday night.
The Squires edged the Vikings 3-2 in eight innings for the Three Rivers Conference win.
Valley got a strong pitching performance from Kassidy Shepherd. She went all eight innings, allowing just two earned runs with two strikeouts and one walk.
Diana Baca had a hit and scored a run for the Vikings. Katie Gunter had a hit and an RBI for Valley.
Valley, now 7-9, plays at Southwood Wednesday and then travels to Central Noble on Saturday morning.