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Akron girls down Albion; Medina wins

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 10 April 2018 at 7:58 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion catcher Janae Doty puts the tag on Akron’s Madison Magill during the host Purple Eagles loss to the Lady Tigers this afternoon.

Three run scoring bursts in each of the first three innings sparked Akron to a 14-3 victory over host Albion this afternoon in the Niagara-Orleans League softball opener.

Abby Stone had two doubles and a single, Neely Abrams two singles and a double with 5 RBIs and Darion Jonathan a single, double and triple with 3 RBIs to lead the way for Akron.

Sierra Newton drove in two runs for Albion.

Albion Coach Cathy Schmitt gave plenty of credit to the school’s grounds crew for getting the varsity and JV softball fields ready for the games which were originally scheduled to be played at Akron. “Our grounds crew did just an outstanding job in getting both fields ready,” said Schmitt.

Medina 16, Starpoint 10

Medina bested visiting Starpoint 16-10 in a sea-saw non league contest as Brandi Guild had 4 hits, including a pair of doubles, Camri King and Ryenn Oliver two hits, including a double, Alisha Scroger two doubles and Abby Neuman a double to lead the Mustangs attack.

Wilson vs. Barker

Wilson held a 2-1 lead over visiting Barker in the fourth inning when snow caused the contest to be suspended.

Albion’s Lexi Wolck puts the ball in play. The Akron catcher is Abby Stone.