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Valley sports briefs: Durkes’ 15 kills lead volleyball past Maconaquah

Boys soccer blanked at Maconaquah


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Volleyball

Tippecanoe Valley def. Maconaquah, 13-25, 25-21, 25-19, 26-24 (Thursday): Mallory Durkes had 15 kills and three blocks for the visiting Lady Vikings, who for the second time in three days won a Three Rivers Conference match after dropping the first set.

Emily McGriff and Mackaylie Costello had two kills each. McGriff and Avery Wagoner had three blocks each.

Brayden Baney had three aces and 17 digs. Macy Kirchenstien had 19 assists.

Valley is 7-2 overall and 3-0 in the TRC.

VALLEY STATS

Mallory Durkes – 15 kills, 3 blocks; Emily McGriff – 2 kills, 3 blocks; Mackaylie Costello – 2 kills; Avery Wagoner – 3 blocks; Brayden Baney – 3 aces, 17 digs; Macy Kirchenstien – 19 assists

Boys soccer

Maconaquah 3, Tippecanoe Valley 0 (Thursday): The Vikings dropped a TRC road match to Maconaquah Thursday.

Maconaquah scored twice in the first 12 minutes.

“Valley’s defense played much better over the last 60 minutes,” Valley coach Andrew Luce said in a statement. “Dawson Perkins had a strong night in goal, and the defense of David Murietta, Kolton Seaney, Jesus Baca, Gerardo Fernandez and Gio Arriaga held the defending conference champions at bay.”

Football

Hughes Benefit Dinner Sept. 17: First Christian Church of Rochester will sponsor the Ken Hughes Benefit Dinner from 4-7 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Practice Football Field at Rochester High School.

The dinner will occur prior to the Tippecanoe Valley-Rochester football game that night.

Dinner will include a Burett’s Pulled Pork Sandwich, chips, cookies and a drink for $8. Drive-through and carryout will be available.

Tickets can be purchased at First Christian Church, 1101 Madison Street, Rochester; at any Rochester Community School; or at the dinner.

Please send any donations to First Christian Church, 1101 Madison Street, Rochester, In 46975. Please put “Hughes Benefit First Christian Church” in the memo line of the check.

Over the last eight months, Hughes has needed two surgeries, an extended hospital stay, home health care equipment, wound care supplies and a new wheelchair that have generated substantial medical bills.

Hughes had herniated disc surgery in January and surgery to stabilize pressure sores in March.

Hughes is back to teaching and coaching at Rochester but still needs wound care three times per week.


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