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Valley postponements: Track meet rescheduled for Thursday

Softball to host Northfield Thursday, baseball on May 13


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Track

Wabash/Northfield at Valley, ppd.: The three-way track meet between Wabash, Northfield and Tippecanoe Valley scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed to Thursday due to inclement weather.

Start time is 5:30 p.m. at Valley.

Manchester 82, Valley 44 (girls, Thursday)

Manchester 73, Valley 55 (boys, Thursday)

Sidney Wagner won the high jump and pole vault, and Chloe Shepherd won the discus and shot put for Valley in a home loss to Manchester Thursday.

In addition, Chesnee Miller won the 3,200 meters in 13:05.

Manchester won every individual event from 100 meters to 1,600 meters, and they also swept all three relays.

In the boys meet, Valley swept all five field events. Wade Melanson won the discus and shot put, Braden Shepherd won the long jump, Dawson Perkins won the high jump, and Alek Mikel won the pole vault.

Melanson’s winning shot put throw was 49-1.

Mikel also won the 400 meters in 54.7 seconds. Rex Kirchenstien won the 200 meters. Valley also won the 4 x 100 relay in 45.6 seconds, which coach Jenny Moriarty noted was into the wind in a statement released to the media.

“On the girls side, we were down a few sprinters, but lone sprinter Ava Smith ran strong in the 100 with a third place and second in the 200,” Valley coach Jenny Moriarty said.

GIRLS RESULTS: MANCHESTER 82, VALLEY 44

Scoring on 5-3-1 basis for individual events and 5-0 basis for relays

Winners plus all Valley scorers

100 m

1. Auler (MAN) – 13.60 seconds, 3. Ava Smith (TV) – 15.16

200 m

1. Garriott (MAN) – (no time listed), 2. Ava Smith (TV) – (no time listed)

400 m

1. Kerr (MAN) – 1:05.8, 2. Delaney Wagoner (TV) – 1:10.1

800 m

1. Riner (MAN) – (no time listed)

1,600 m

1. Briner (MAN) – 6:09

3,200 m

1. Chesnee Miller (TV) – 13:05

100 m hurdles

1. Ream (MAN) – 19.53 seconds, 2. Henderson (TV) – 20.41

300 hurdles

1. Ream (MAN) – 57.3, 2. Henderson (TV) – 58.0

4 x 100 m relay

1. Manchester – 1:00.52

4 x 400 m relay

1. Manchester – 5:04

4 x 800 m relay

1. Manchester – 12:27

Long jump

1. Garriott (MAN) – 15-3 ½, 2. Chesnee Miller (TV) – 14-6

High jump

1. Sidney Wagner (TV) – (no height listed)

Discus

1. Chloe Shepherd (TV) – 85-5 ¼

Shot put

1. Chloe Shepherd (TV) – 26-7, 2. Mallory Durkes (TV) – 25-7

Pole vault

1. Sidney Wagner (TV) – 6-0

BOYS RESULTS: MANCHESTER 73, VALLEY 55

Scoring on 5-3-1 basis for individual events and 5-0 basis for relays

Winners plus all Valley scorers

100 m

1. Cummins (MAN) – 11.79 seconds, 3. Rex Kirchenstien (TV) – 11.94

200 m

1. Rex Kirchenstien (TV) – (no time listed), 3. Jamasyn Virgil (TV) – (no time listed)

400 m

1. Alek Mikel (TV) – 54.7 seconds

800 m

1. Hesting (MAN) – (no time listed)

1,600 m

1. Hestinger (MAN) – 5:19, 2. Matthew Howes (TV) – 5:23

3,200 m

1. Marcum (MAN) – 13:01, 3. Jace Holloway (TV) – 13:38

110 m hurdles

1. Lincoln (MAN) – 14.94 seconds

300 m hurdles

1. Lincoln (MAN) – 41.4

4 x 100 m relay

1. Valley – 45.6 seconds

4 x 400 m relay

1. Manchester – 3:40.2, 2. Valley – 3:44.0

4 x 800 m relay

1. Manchester – 9:25.4, 2. Valley – 9:40.9

Long jump

1. Braden Shepherd (TV) – 19-4 ½, 3. Alek Mikel (TV) – 19-3

High jump

1. Dawson Perkins (TV) – 5-8

Discus

1. Wade Melanson (TV) – 112-10 ½, 3. Brandt Alber (TV) – 97-2 ½

Shot put

1. Wade Melanson (TV) – 49-1, 2. Dalton Alber (TV) – 40-4, 3. Brandt Alber (TV) – 40-1 ½

Pole vault

1. Alek Mikel (TV) – 8-0

Softball

Northfield at Valley, ppd.: The Northfield-Valley softball game scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed to Thursday due to inclement weather. Start time is 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Valley.

The rescheduling of the Valley game means that Northfield will not be playing Caston on Thursday.

Culver Academy at Valley, ppd.: The Culver Academy-Valley softball game scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed to May 18 due to inclement weather. Start time is 5 p.m. at Valley.

Valley at Culver, canceled: The Valley-Culver softball game scheduled for Monday has been canceled due to inclement weather.

Baseball

Northfield at Valley, ppd.: The Northfield-Valley baseball game scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed to May 13 due to inclement weather. Start time is 5:30 p.m. at Valley.

Valley JV at Rochester, ppd.: The Valley-Rochester JV baseball game scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed due to inclement weather and rescheduled for May 3. The JV game will start after the varsity game is completed. The varsity game will start at 5 p.m. at Rochester.

Girls tennis

LaVille at Valley, ppd.: The LaVille-Valley girls tennis match scheduled for Tuesday has been postponed to May 5 due to inclement weather. Start time is 5 p.m. at Valley.

Valley 5, Knox 0 (Thursday): Valley won all five matches in straight sets to earn their first win of the season Thursday. Valley lost 11 games in the five matches combined.

Hannah Parson, Hannah Engstrand and Peyton Oldham each won their singles matches. Mackenzie Costello and Kaitlin Neese won at No. 1 doubles, and Bri Feldman and Kaydence Shepherd won at No. 2 doubles.

Valley also won the JV match 4-0.

RESULTS: VALLEY 5, KNOX 0

Singles

Hannah Parson (TV) def. Carissa Kulpa (KNOX), 6-1, 6-4

Hannah Engstrand (TV) def. Mallory McIntire (KNOX), 6-1, 6-2

Peyton Oldham (TV) def. Megan Timm (KNOX), 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

Mackenzie Costello-Kaitlin Neese (TV) def/ Kennedy Holst-Miranda McCarty (KNOX), 6-1, 6-0

Bri Feldman-Kaydence Shepherd (TV) def. Cassie Hoar-Cadence Risner (KNOX), 6-1, 6-1

JV RESULTS: VALLEY 4, KNOX 0

Singles

Lydia Miller (TV) def. Laurin Combs (KNOX), 8-3

Doubles

Jada Hicks-Andie Sweneger (TV) def. Arianna May-Patti Regalado (KNOX), 8-0

Talia Holder-Sydney Mills (TV) def. Jimena Romeo-Delilah Toth (KNOX), 8-0

Kylee Trepenier-Madelyn Weaver (TV) def. Lexi Snyder-Emma Trosper (KNOX), 8-1

Boys golf

Valley takes 12th at Marquette Invite (Saturday): The Valley boys golf team shot a 424 and placed 12th out of 15 teams at Briar Leaf Golf Club in LaPorte Saturday.

Greg Miller shot an 82 to lead Valley and place third among all individuals. Mason Purvis had a 107, Eli Love had a 112, Johnny Gonsalez had a 123, and Gavin Grossman had a 137.

at Briar Leaf Golf Club, LaPorte, Saturday

VALLEY (424): Greg Miller 82, Mason Purvis 107, Eli Love 112, Johnny Gonsalez 123, (Gavin Grossman 137)

Rochester 181, Culver Academy 187, Tippecanoe Valley 207 (Thursday): Reece Renie shot a 41 to lead the host Zebras past Culver Academy and Valley in a three-way match at Round Barn Golf Club at Mill Creek Thursday.

Dryden Vance carded a 42, Wade Shafer and J.R. McGlochlin each had a 49, and Drew Strasser had a 50.

Greg Miller led Valley with a 42. Mason Purvis fired a 52, Branson McBrier had a 53, Johnny Gonsalez had a 60, and Eli Love had a 67.

At Round Barn Golf Club at Mill Creek Thursday (par 36)

ROCHESTER (181): Reece Renie 41, Dryden Vance 42, Wade Shafer 49, J.R. McGlochlin 49, (Drew Strasser 50)

VALLEY (207): Greg Miller 42, Mason Purvis 52, Branson McBrier 53, Johnny Gonsalez 60, (Eli Love 67)


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