Rochester sports briefs: Volleyball beats Whitko, wins Twin Lakes Invite
Manchester’s Wiley eliminates McCarter in single tourney
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Rochester goes 3-0, takes Twin Lakes Invite (Saturday): The Rochester volleyball team went 3-0 at the Twin Lakes Invitational Saturday to win the tournament.
RHS beat Western 2-0, Benton Central 2-1 and Frankfort 2-0.
RHS will play LaVille at 11 a.m. this Saturday at Bremen in a Class 2A, Sectional 35 semifinal.
RHS TEAM RESULTS
RHS def. Western 25-17, 25-22
RHS def. Benton Central, 19-25, 25-22, 15-10
RHS def. Frankfort, 25-19, 27-25
RHS STATS VS. WESTERN
Kaitlin Rogers - 12 kills, 1 block; Dalanie Chipps - 3 aces, 13 digs, 8 serves received; Kylie Houston - 3 aces; Molly Conley - 3 aces, 24 assists
RHS STATS VS. BENTON CENTRAL
Kaitlin Rogers - 13 kills, 3 blocks; Kylie Houston - 2 aces; Alexa Kouskousakis - 2 aces; Chloe Harris - 12 digs; Molly Conley - 11 digs, 24 assists; Dalanie Chipps - 24 serves received
RHS STATS VS. FRANKFORT
Kaitlin Rogers - 12 kills; Chloe Harris - 1 ace; Kylie Houston - 1 ace, 10 digs, 7 serves received; Emily Hughes - 1 block; Dalanie Chipps - 11 digs, 7 serves received; Molly Conley - 22 assists
Rochester def. Whitko, 25-19, 25-12, 25-18 (Thursday): Kaitlin Rogers had 11 kills, and Emily Hughes had six kills for the visiting Lady Zs in a win over Whitko Thursday.
RHS finished Three Rivers Conference play 7-2. They finished in second place behind Northfield, who went 9-0.
Dalanie Chipps had three aces and 14 serves received. Hannah Houston had three blocks. Emma Howdeshell and Molly Conley had seven digs each. Conley also had 24 assists.
Dalanie Chipps - 1 kill, 3 aces, 5 digs, 14 serves received; Chloe Harris - 1 kill, 5 digs, 4 serves received; Lexy Thomas - 2 kills, 1 dig, 2 serves received; Emily Hughes - 6 kills; Kaitlin Rogers - 11 kills, 2 digs; Emma Howdeshell - 1 kill, 7 digs, 2 serves received; Hannah Houston - 5 kills, 3 blocks, 2 digs, 1 serve received; Kenzie Bradley - 2 aces, 1 block, 3 digs, 1 assist, 4 serves received; Molly Conley - 2 aces, 2 blocks, 7 digs, 24 assists; Kylie Houston - 5 digs, 4 serves received
Volleyball sectional tickets on sale Thursday: RHS will be selling volleyball sectional tickets from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Thursday at the RHS athletic entrance by the football field. Tickets are available via pre-sale only. Tickets are $6.
RHS will play LaVille at 11 a.m. Saturday in the sectional semifinals. If they win, they will play again at 7 p.m. in the final.
McCarter falls to Wiley (Thursday): Rochester senior Grant McCarter lost to Manchester’s Brady Wiley 6-1, 6-1 in an IHSAA singles tournament match at Peru High School Thursday, ending his season.