Rochester Sports Report: Adams Falls to Hartland in Wrestling; Nine Advance to Regionals
Here's a look at what's going on in high school sports this week.
Here is a look at what's happening on the Rochester sports scene this week. Check back often for updates and let us know what else we should be covering. Post your own photos or add a "comment" to report a score or let us know about a game.
Wednesday, Feb. 16: Adams falls to Hartland in regionals
HARTLAND — The Adams High School wrestling team fell short to Hartland in the regional semifinals on Wednesday, losing 45-20.
The Highlander’s four wins were Andrew Sabuda at 140, Mac Fisher at 160, Paul Mikhjian at 215 and Justin Schofield at 103. Hartland also defeated Clarkston 48-15 to advance to the quarterfinals state tournament.
Despite the loss, Adams is sending nine wrestlers to the individual regional tournament in L’Anse Cruese this Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m. These wrestlers include Paul Mikhjian (215), Kevin Jock (135), Justin Schofield (103), Alex Potoniec (119), Andrew Sabuda (140), Ryan Howcroft (130), Mac Fisher (160), Stephen Biebelhausen (103) and Jordan Gowman (171).
— Reported by Megan Baughman
Wednesday, Feb. 16: Lutheran High Northwest girls and coach reflect on season of bonding
They talk basketball. But they talk everyday life, too, because the 12 girls are great friends on and off the court.
“I think the chemistry of the team is probably the strong suit," Murphy said. "They all get along and bond real close together.”
The team is 8-7 overall following a loss Friday night to Southfield Christian. This week, they wrap up their season with two home games: tonight (Wednesday) against Birmingham Roeper and Friday night against Lutheran High School.
Check out this video report about the team, their goals and the way they bond as teammates and friends.
— Reported by Brendan McGaughey
Wednesday, Feb. 15: Crosstown games this week
Rochester Patch plans to be at Avondale High School on Thursday night as the Yellow Jackets host Adams High School in girls basketball action. Avondale, 14-1, is at the top of the Oakland Activities Association.