Wachter racks up 100 games

May 10, 2018

Lucy Ward in action for Rochester B reserve.

Grace Wachter stretches out for Rochester against Seymour.

Katie Rasmussen makes the presentation to Grace Wachter in her 100th game for Rochester.

ROCHESTER Tigerettes had a mixed day out on the court against a strong Seymour outfit.

It was an exciting day for the B-reserve girls, getting a win on the board for Grace Wachter’s 100th game for the club.

U15s — Rochy 54 def. Seymour 36

Seymour came out strong in the first quarter taking a one goal lead over the Rochy girls at quarter time.

A couple of changes and some accurate goaling from Tazarni Clarke and Matilda Lockyer gave the girls a small lead heading into half time.

Some nice intercepts and strong drives down the court from Emily Teggelove gave the girls more opportunities to extend their lead in the second half getting a comfortable win.

Best: Emily Teggelove, Tazarni Clarke and Matilda Lockyer.

U17s — Rochy 47 def Seymour 35

The under 17’s had a strong start to the game with Brielle O’Mera, Rosy Miechel, Teal Hocking and Lana Marsh playing a strong defensive game.

Miechel took many intercepts earning her best on court.

Ella Roulston, Cassie Broad and Hannah Egglestone combined well in the mid court feeding down to the goalers.

Tess Teggelove and Tazarni Clarke worked well together in the goal ring, shooting with accuracy.

The girls finished off the game strongly and extended their lead further to take the win by 12 goals.

Best: Rosy Miechel, Ella Roulston and Tazarni Clarke.

B Res — Rochy 26 def Seymour 21

B-Reserve was able to get over the line by five goals for Grace Wachter’s 100th game.

It was an evenly contested first quarter but it was the second quarter that Rochester surged ahead by six goals to help them cement the win.

Rebecca Monteith showed great determination with strong leads and guided the ball back to the attacking end.

Lucy ‘The Voice’ Ward created fantastic options in WA until going into GA and shooting with accuracy alongside Grace Bubb.

Grace Ingram worked hard and fast in WA to feed into the goalers.

It was a great team effort by the girls and they managed to take the win 26-21.

Best: Rebecca Monteith, Lucy Ward and Grace Ingram.

B grade — Rochy 38 lost to Seymour 44

B-Grade played a tightly contested game throughout the 4 quarters of the game.

Seymour was classy all over the court.

Rochester showed determination at each quarter narrowing the score to be within 4 goals in the 4th quarter.

Defender, Jamie Dingwall played hard defensive game earning her best on court.

Goaler, Sarah Ingram shot with accuracy and Maddy Holt was instrumental in defence with constant pressure on the shooters.

The girls gave it their all but couldn’t quite claw the lead back going down by 6.

Best: Jamie Dingwall, Sarah Ingram and Maddy Holt.

A grade — Seymour 52 def. Rochy 25

In A-Grade, Seymour got the jump on the girls early and it was hard to peg the lead back.

Linda Rasmussen worked hard in defence and took a great intercept to give the girls a spark.

Teaghan Vallely worked hard in wing defence causing turnovers.

Morgan Dingwall ran overtime in both centre and goals and shot well against taller opponents.

Goaler, Sahra Brooks weaved her way around the goal circle with strength and shot with accuracy.

Bridgette Holt played hard in defence causing turnovers and helped to work the ball down the court.

Seymour was just too big and strong on the day running out comfortable winners.

Best: Bridgette Holt, Teaghan Vallely and Sahra Brooks.

Rochester will travel to Shepparton next week take on Shepparton United.

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