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Albion girls best Lyndonville; Barker wins

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 12 December 2018 at 9:42 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Lexi Wolck puts up a layup as Jenahlee Reimer and Savannah Poler defend for Lyndonville during the host Purple Eagles win over the Lady Tigers this evening.

Getting point production from nine different players, Albion rolled to a 53-13 victory over visiting Lyndonville this evening in a non league girls basketball game.

Brylie Hapeman and Kendall Derisley each scored 9 points to lead Albion’s balanced attack as Lexi Wolck added 8, Paige Derisley and Honesty Little 6, Sarah Gregori 5, Tess Pettit and Natalie Lathrop 4 and Sydney Mulka 2.

Lyndonville’s Prezli Silversmith tries to get by Albion defender Kirsten Struble.

Alecia Hinkson scored 5, Anna Lewis 4 and Prezli Silversmith and Jenahlee Reimer 2 for Lyndonville.

Kendall Derisley scored 7, including a three, and Hapeman 4 in the opening period to spark Albion out to a 13-4 lead.

Six different players then contributed baskets in the second period as the Purple Eagles increased their advantage to 25-6 at the half.

Threes by Hapeman and Gregori highlighted the third period which ended with Albion up 39-10.

Albion is now 2-3 and Lyndonville 3-3.

Barker 34, Kendall 28
Sydnie Luckman scored 9, Serena Harris 8, Rachel Parfinski 7 and Gabby Baker 5 to lead Barker to its first win in four starts, a 34-28 non league victory over visiting Kendall.

Brittney Marks scored 12, Lizzie Sutphen 6 and Jenna Regan 4 for Kendall which is also 1-3.

Barker led 14-13 at the half.

Oakfield-Alabama 64, Holley 33

Oakfield-Alabama downed Holley 64-33 in a Genesee Region League game as Brianna Smith scored 26.

Madison Marsh scored 16 and Olivia Radford 12 for Holley.

Purple Eagle wrestlers down Mustangs

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 12 December 2018 at 9:22 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Cody Wilson works toward a pin over Medina’s Robert Morehouse during the Purple Eagles victory over the host Mustangs this evening.

A combination of four forfeit wins (worth a total of 24 points) and three pins keyed Albion to a 48-24 victory over rival Medina in a Niagara-Orleans League wrestling match this evening at Medina.

Medina did grab a 12-0 lead at the outset on back-to-back second period pins by Donovan Alexander (195) and Chase Weese (220).

Medina’s Donovan Alexander in route to scoring a pin over Albion’s Cam Bell.

Albion though answered right back by taking four of the next five matches on two forfeits, a second period pin by Cody Wilson (285) and a come-from-behind one point decision win by Amilcar Morales (113) to rally into a 21-18 lead.

Medina did regain a 24-21 advantage on a first period pin by Colby Petrie (132) but the lead proved to be the Mustangs last.

The Purple Eagles again answered right back taking the final five matches on first period pins by Dayne Aina (145) and Chase Carlton (152) along with a one point decision win by Addison Christ (138) and two forfeits to claim the victory.

Albion is now 2-1 and Medina 0-3 in N-O competition.

In another N-O match, Akron downed Roy-Hart/Barker 50-24.

Quinn Brown, Tyler Miller and AJ Schafer all had pins for Roy-Hart/Barker.

Akron is now 3-0 and Roy-Hart/Barker 0-3.

Medina’s Colby Petrie works for a pin over Albion’s Alex Hafner.

Albion’s Amilcar Morales in route to rallying for a one point decision win over Medina’s Rashawn Bloom.

Holley’s Sargent to play soccer at GCC

Contributed Story Posted 12 December 2018 at 3:32 pm

Photo Courtesy of Genesee Athletics – Peyton Sargent is shown here at the signing joined by her parents, at right, Rachel and Bill, and GCC women’s soccer head coach Jeff Reyngoudt.

The Genesee women’s soccer program has announced the recent signing of defender Peyton Sargent who is a senior at Holley High.

Besides soccer, Sargent is a member of the Hawks track team. A four-year varsity soccer player, she was named to the Genesee Region All-Star team this past season.

In 2018, the GCC women’s soccer program won the NJCAA Region III District B Championships and played very competitive soccer in the NJCAA Division III Women’s Soccer Championships. The team finished the season with a record of 17-4.

Lyndonville posts key win over Notre Dame

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 December 2018 at 10:04 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Zach Johnson puts up a shot over Notre Dame defender Ethan Chadbourne during the host Tigers win over the Irish this evening.

Passing a big early season test, Lyndonville bested visiting Notre Dame 72-58 this evening in a key Genesee Region League game.

Nathan Dillenbeck scored 24, Nathan Hydock 19 and Zach Johnson 17 to lead the Lyndonville attack as Matt Hess added 9 and Nathan Poler 3.

Lyndonville’s Nathan Hydock puts up a rebound shot as Gabe MacDonald defends for Notre Dame.

Gabe MacDonald scored 20 and Zack Cocking 18, on six threes, for Notre Dame as Spencer Misiti added 8, Mason Randall and Keith Szczepanski 4 and Lucas Calarco and Andrew Moore 2.

Dillenbeck had the hot hand early scoring 11 points in the opening quarter, including three threes, to spark Lynodnville out to a 15-11 lead.

Johnson then hit three threes in the second quarter while Dillenbeck added another and Hydock had a layup and a rebound bucket and Hess a rebound basket to help boost the Tigers lead to 14, 33-19, at the half.

Keeping the momentum, Lyndonville opened the third period with a 12-3 run including a three and a layup by Hydock and a layup and a rebound basket by Johnson, to extend the advantage to 23, 45-22.

Notre Dame though answered with a 16-4 run, including five baskets by MacDonald and a pair of threes by Cocking, to cut the deficit to 11, 49-38. The Irish though could get no closer.

Lyndonville moved back out to a 16 point, 56-40, advantage by closing the third period with a 7-2 run including four free throws by Dillenbeck and a rebound basket by Hydock who had a total of 11 points in the stanza.

Notre Dame could get no closer than 10 down the stretch as Hess scored 6 and Dillenbeck and Johnson 4 each to keep the Tigers in command.

Lyndonville improves to 2-0 in the league and 4-0 overall.

Kendall cagers score win over Barker

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 December 2018 at 9:44 pm

Snapping a season opening four game losing streak, Kendall downed host Barker 59-31 this evening in a non league boys basketball lame.

Nate Warters and John Rath each scored 15 points, Derek Edick 11 and Mason Kuhn 10 to lead Kendall’s balanced attack. Warters also had 7 rebounds, Kuhn 6 and Rath 8 steals.

Hunter Callen and Nick Guevara each scored 7 for Barker.

Up 28-18 at the half, Kendall used a big 19-2 fourth quarter scoring surge to lock up the win. Warters tallied 7 during that stretch.

Spencerport 65, Albion 36
Roaring out to a 43-11 half-time advantage, Spencerport went on to defeat host Albion 65-36 in a non league game.

Deyonci Farley scored 14 to lead Albion as Michael DiCureia added 7 and Bryce Pritchard 6.

East Aurora 53, Roy-Hart 51
A last quarter rally fell just short as Roy-Hart dropped a narrow 53-51 non league win to visiting East Aurora.

Charlie Brigham scored 16 and Charlie Bruning 10 for Roy-Hart.

Trailing 43-33 after three quarters, Roy-Hart did rally back to within two in the final seconds on a three by Brigham but the Rams could not get off a shot to tie the game.

Oakfeld-Alabama 54, Holley 39
A whopping 33 turnovers proved costly as Holley dropped a 54-39 decision to Oakfield-Alabama in a Genesee Region League game.

Joe Burdick scored 23 to lead O-A which held a 28-14 half-time advantage.

Carson Major led Holley with 12.

Lyndonville, Holley-Kendall matmen bow

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 December 2018 at 9:40 pm

Lyndonville dropped a 41-33 decision to Byron-Bergen and Holley-Kendall bowed 59-23 this evening in Genesee Region League wrestling action.

Seth Heveron, Connor Bell, Mario Fidanza and Dylan Burt-Hodgins all had pins and Brennon Munn a decision for Lyndonville.

Cade Aina and Jayden Pieniaszek had pins for Holley.

Wilson girls rally late to edge Medina

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 December 2018 at 9:18 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Camri King grabs a rebound against the Wilson duo of Sarah Lewis and Maddy Seeley during the Mustangs home court loss to the Lakewomen this evening.

Putting together a big fourth quarter rally, Wilson edged past host Medina 55-51 this evening in the Niagara-Orleans League girls basketball opener for both teams.

Medina’s Kharise Johnson puts up a shot as Wilson’s Meg Musall tries to block.

Trailing 44-32 at the three-quarter mark, Wilson rallied to outscore Medina 23-7 in the decisive final period to claim the narrow win.

Anna Frericks scored 11 points, including three threes, and Sarah Lewis added 6 to lead Wilson’s big stretch run.

Skylar Munnikhuysen scored a game high 28 points for Wilson including 14 in the third period.

Camri King scored 16, Maddie Williams 12, Kharise Johnson and Tyesha Robinson 7, Sarah Cochrane 5 and Jarielys Flores and Grace Hughes 2.

Taking a 6-0 lead at the outset as Williams hit an early three, Medina went on to hold leads of 12-5 after the first period and 24-16 at the half.

Medina next hosts Barker and Wilson visits Akron on Friday.

Albion, Medina split in N-O swim opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 December 2018 at 5:58 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Margaret Klotzbach in route to a win in the 200 Freestyle during the Seahorses league home opener against Albion this afternoon.

Albion and host Medina both came away with a victory this afternoon to open the Niagara-Orleans League swim season.

Albion won the boys meet 102-68 and Medina took the girls competition 132-33.

Harrison Brown doubled in the 200 Freestyle and 100 Free and Matt Kovaleski took both the 200 Individual Medley and 100 Breaststroke to lead the way for the Albion boys as Sam Sanchez took the 100 Butterfly and Thomas Furmanski the 100 Backstroke.

Albion’s Thomas Furmanski heads to a win in the 100 Backstroke.

Sanchez was also a member of all three winning relays while Brown, Kovaleski, Furmanski and Ryan Krenning were each on two.

Ray Paull won the 50 Free and August Pietrafesa the 500 Free for Medina.

Hannah Heil doubled in the 50 Free and 100 Free and Brooklyn Brown took both the Individual Medley and Butterfly for the Medina girls as Margaret Klotzbach took the 200 Free, Corinne Hill the 500 Free, Olivia Carter the Backstroke and Grace Cogovan the Breaststroke.

Amanda Woodruff was on all three winning relays for Medina as Carter, Heil and Rebecca Lunden each were on two.

Albion next hosts Roy-Hart on Thursday and Medina visits Akron on Friday.

Roy-Hart sweeps Barker

Roy-Hart swept past Barker winning the boys’ meet 108-53 and the girls’ contest 125-36.

The Roy-Hart boys were led by a trio of double winners as Michael Miller took the 200 Free and 100 Backstroke, Carter Green the Individual Medley and 500 Free and Will Rickard the 50 Free and 100 Free.

The Roy-Hart girls were led by double winners Kayla Hagen (200 Free, 500 Free) and Amanda Hill (50 Free, 100 Free).

In the other N-O opener, Akron swept Newfane winning the boys’ meet 91-73 and the girls’ 107-63.

Legion tops Hearts to hike Euchre League lead

Contributed Story Posted 11 December 2018 at 11:29 am

Front-running Legion bested runner-up Sacred Heart 38-32 Monday to extend its Medina Euchre League lead to 11 points.

JR Wilson downed Vets Club 45-25 in the other match.

Legion is now 422-348 on the season followed by Sacred Heart 411-359, JR Wilson 395-375 and Vets Club 312-458.

League competition resumes on December 17 with Sacred Heart at Legion and JR Wilson at Vets Club.