Valley sports briefs: Petgen scores in loss to Manchester
Boys tennis swept in TRC loss to Peru
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Manchester 8, Tippecanoe Valley 1 (Tuesday): Caleb Petgen scored on a penalty kick with nine minutes left, but the Vikings suffered a home loss to conference and sectional rival Manchester Tuesday.
Valley will travel to Maconaquah for another Three Rivers Conference game Thursday.
“Valley had multiple opportunities to score but could not finish on four breakaways,” Valley coach Andrew Luce said in a statement. “Manchester took advantage of Valley’s misfortune and cashed in themselves.
Manchester led 6-0 at halftime.
Peru 5, Tippecanoe Valley 0 (Tuesday): Valley lost all four matches that were played in straight sets against host Peru Tuesday. Valley also lost the match at No. 3 singles by forfeit.
Valley fell to 4-5 on the season.
Peru, the defending Three Rivers Conference champion, will host Rochester on Thursday.
RESULTS: PERU 5, VALLEY 0
Ian Potts (PERU) def. Dylan Neese (TV), 6-1, 6-0
Ben Beckman (PERU) def. Cam Manuel (TV), 6-1, 6-0
Peru won by default.
Jackson Rogers-Lucas Slagel (PERU) def. Annakin Pettit-Cooper Walls (TV), 6-0, 6-1
Ben Dackash-Gavin Eldridge (PERU) def. Brady Minix-Wyatt Reiter (TV), 6-1, 6-1