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A photographer’s favorite snapshots from 2013

Posted 1 January 2014 at 12:00 am

One of the participants, Austin Cox of Medina, slides into the mud pit during the inaugual Orleans County YMCA Mud Run which started and finished at the Sacred Heart Club in Medina.

By Cheryl Wertman, Photographer

As today is the start of a new year, I would like to take one last look at some of the photos that are my favorites since I started contributing to the Orleans Hub in September. It is amazing that I have posted over 500 photos since Mike started writing for the Hub in September and it is very difficult to choose just a few as they are all my favorites.

It is said that “A picture is worth a thousand words” and I hope that in combination with the stories that Mike has posted you, the readers, have enjoyed viewing and reading about all the local athletes and their accomplishments these last four months.

Below you will see a representation of photos from each sport we have covered that I consider some of my very favorite photos so far. Here is hoping that in 2014 we can provide you with many more that are not only my favorites but yours at well.

Scott Barber tries to score for Medina/Lyndonville past Akron goalie Austin McDole and several defenders during the Mustangs loss to the Tigers in the Section VI Class B state qualifier.

Barker’s Melissa Grosshans puts a shot on East Rochester goalie Johannah Price during the Lady Raiders Far West Regional victory at Vets Park.

Albion’s Olivia Neidert dives for the ball during the Purple Eagles undefeated (12-0) Niagara-Orleans League championship season.

Medina’s Holly Heil, in route to a top three finish, runs along the Lake Ontario shoreline at the N-O All-League meet at Lakeside Beach State Park.

Against the scenic backdrop of the Lake Ontario shoreline a trio of runners competes in the N-O All-League cross-country meet at Lakeside Beac State Park.

An autumn sunset during an Albion girls soccer game.

Brooks Boyle runs back an interception for the division champion and playoff finalist Lyndonville Tigers semi pro team.

Iverson Poole picks up yardage for the regular season champion Medina Colts in LOYAL football action.

Medina’s Kyle Barna tries to stop Albion running back Ed Wolfe during the “Doc’s Rock” trophy rivalry game won by the Mustangs.

Roy-Hart’s Calee Coleman competes in the 500 freestyle.

Medina’s Emily Kams fights for a rebound against the Lyndonville duo of Morgan Hungerford and Alyssa Mahnke.

Holley’s Lucas Silvis competes in the Hawks Tournament against Soloman Renfro of Canisius.

Kendall’s Garrett Love is surrounded by a trio of rival Holley players including Josh Porter (2), Ian Penders (30) and Corey Winter (25).

Medina’s Austin Brown competes in the 100 butterfly.

Kendall’s Nicole Browe tries to shoot past Lyndonville goalie Jenna Castricone.