Rochester sports briefs: Boys soccer falls to Manchester, Winamac
Girls soccer ties Oak Hill; boys tennis vs. Manchester suspended
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Manchester 4, Rochester 1 (Tuesday): The Zebras lost a road game to conference and sectional rival Manchester Tuesday.
Manchester led 3-0 at halftime.
Rochester lost their third straight game to fall to 3-4 overall and 0-2 in the Three Rivers Conference.
Winamac 5, Rochester 2 (Saturday): Layne Backus had a goal and an assist, and Mitchell Shafer also scored for the host Zebras in a loss to Winamac at the Brent Blacketor Memorial Sports Complex Saturday.
Parker Wallace stopped four of nine shots he saw in goal.
Alex Stark and Thomas Fierens scored two goals each for Winamac. Andrew Cardenas scored once. Fierens also had two assists, and Jacob Housinger had a helper.
Max Murray stopped three of five shots.
Rochester 1, Oak Hill 1 (Tuesday): Emma Howdeshell scored the lone Rochester goal in a tie with Oak Hill Tuesday. The game was stopped in the second half due to lightning and will not be finished.
Nikki Alston scored in the first half for Oak Hill.
Rochester travels to Marion at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Plymouth 182, Rochester 200, Bremen (incomplete team) (Wednesday): Payton Moore shot a 43 on the back nine at Round Barn Golf Club at Mill Creek to share medalist honors, but the Lady Zs fell to sectional rival Plymouth as part of a three-way match with Bremen Wednesday.
Ava Thomas added a 45, Delaney Barkman had a 55, Reagan Becker had a 57, and Avery Brouyette had a 58 for Rochester.
Moore parred the par-3 10th hole and the par-4 15th hole.
Plymouth’s Hannah LaFree also shot a 43.
Savanah Eccles had a 62, and Emma Bays had a 64 for the RHS JV.
at Round Barn Golf Club at Mill Creek Wednesday (back nine, par 36)
PLYMOUTH (182): LaFree 43, Hutchings 45, Rozycki 46, McDonald 48, (Borden 49)
ROCHESTER (200): Payton Moore 43, Ava Thomas 45, Delaney Barkman 55, Reagan Becker 57, (Avery Brouyette 58)
BREMEN: Stine 63, Ton 67
ROCHESTER JV: Savanah Eccles 62, Emma Bays 64
Logansport 184, Rochester 202 (Tuesday): Ava Thomas carded a 43 to lead Rochester in a loss over the front nine against the Lady Berries at Dykeman Park Golf Course Tuesday.
Payton Moore had a 46, Delaney Barkman had a 54, Reagan Becker had a 59, and Avery Brouyette had a 60.
Thomas’ round included three pars. Thomas parred the par-3 ninth hole; her four teammates all triple-bogeyed the hole.
Logansport’s Reiss Weaver was the medalist with a 42.
at Dykeman Park Golf Course, Logansport, Tuesday (front nine, par 36)
LOGANSPORT (184): Weaver 42, Kay 46, Moon 47, Sutton 49, (Crook 53)
ROCHESTER (202): Ava Thomas 43. Payton Moore 46, Delaney Barkman 54, Reagan Becker 59, (Avery Brouyette 60)
Rochester at Manchester, suspended: The Rochester-Manchester boys tennis dual that began on Monday was suspended due to lightning. The match will be resumed at Manchester on Sept. 16.
Mitchell Shafer Emma Howdeshell