2019 Football Preview: Rochester High

2018 Record: 2-7

By: C & G Sports Staff | Rochester Post | Published July 24, 2019


at Rochester Adams (6-4) — 7 p.m. Aug. 30
The Falcons and Highlanders have opened the regular season each of the past three years. The Highlanders, who escaped with a 28-27 win last season, are 3-0 in those games.

vs. Oak Park High (9-2) — 7 p.m. Sept. 6
The Knights won nine games and reached a Division 2 district final last season. In the battle with Rochester, Oak Park escaped with a 41-33 victory.

at Birmingham Groves (10-3) — 7 p.m. Sept. 13
Despite not being able to beat Groves in the last two tries, Rochester leads the series 11-8.

at Birmingham Seaholm (7-3) — 7 p.m. Sept. 20
The Maples enjoyed a bounce-back season in 2018. After winning just one game two seasons ago, Seaholm picked up seven victories last year and clinched a spot in the playoffs. Rochester beat the Maples 28-27 in 2017.

vs. Troy High (2-7) — 7 p.m. Sept. 27
Other than Troy Athens, the Colts have played no other team more than Rochester. In 39 games, the Colts are 25-14 against the Falcons.

vs. Troy Athens (1-8) — 7 p.m. Oct. 4
The Falcons and Red Hawks met for the first time since 2013 last season. Rochester narrowly escaped in that game, winning by a field goal.

at Lake Orion High (5-5) — 7 p.m. Oct. 11
Rochester’s last game against the Dragons came in 2013. Lake Orion came away with a 41-20 win in that game and leads the series 18-14.

vs. Rochester Hills Stoney Creek (3-6) — 7 p.m. Oct. 18
Whoever wins this year’s game will take the lead in the all-time series. Both teams currently have six wins each. The Cougars won last year’s meeting 25-0.

vs. Bloomfield Hills High (2-7) — 7 p.m. Oct. 25
The Falcons are winless in two tries against the Black Hawks. In those games, Bloomfield Hills has outscored Rochester 61-28.