ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester College outscored Metro Detroit rival Marygrove College 30-26 in the second half Thursday, and that was enough to lift the Warriors to a 59-55 non-league women’s basketball victory at Rochester High School.
The two rivals battled to a 29-29 draw at the half.
Sam Tomaschko collected 17 points with nine rebounds to pace Rochester College. Lexy Newsom (Rochester Adams) added 13 points and a game-high eight assists and Ka’imana Ka’aikala twined 12 points for the Warriors, all from three-point range.
Marygrove was led by Adrienne Weaver’s game-high 18 points. Keara Marks added 11 points and Shantinique Baker had eight rebounds for Marygrove, which finished the night shooting just a disastrous 27 percent from the foul line.
Rochester College finished the night shooting 92 percent from the charity stripe to pull away.