Sacrifice bunts by Pat Barry and Jake Couture in the 11th inning pushed Nick Makris across the plate to lead Manchester Post 79 to an 8-6 American Legion baseball district win against host Merrimack Thursday.
Post 79 won its third straight game to improve to 6-2 overall and 4-1 in district play. Nick Beeson provided the insurance run with an RBI single. Beeson and Makris each had two hits. Beeson gained the mound win in relief, fanning four in three innings.
Post 79 visits Lebanon on Sunday.