Akron, Barker win to share field hockey title
Defending champion Akron edged past host Roy-Hart 1-0 this afternoon to earn a share of the Niagara-Orleans League field hockey title with Barker which romped past visiting Kenmore 5-0.
Akron and Barker finish the N-O campaign sharing the crown at 11-1.
Kayla Wdowka scored the game’s lone goal for Akron with just seven minutes remaining in the second half.
Roy-Hart goalie Jamie Bower had a huge game including stopping a penalty stroke early in the second half to keep the contest deadlocked at 0-0.
The Lady Rams finish the N-O season at 8-4.
Katrina Clare and Natalie Menz each scored a pair of goals and Jillian Moeller added one for Barker. Menz and Moeller also each had an assist for the Lady Raiders which led 4-0 at the half.
Cara Fox and Paige Sandolfini shared in earning the shutout in goal.
Kenmore finishers the league season at 1-11.
In the day’s other game, Medina edged past host Wilson 2-1 on goals by Grace Flores and Alexis Maines.
Medina and Wilson both finish the N-O season at 5-7.