Akron harriers sweep Medina; Albion girls win

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 4 October 2016 at 9:24 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s duo of Daniel Heil, right, and Aeddon Cayea have the lead over eventual race winner Mike Swiriarski of Akron early in this afternoon’s Niagara-Orleans League cross-country race which saw the visiting Tigers sweep the Mustangs.

Akron scored a sweep over host Medina this afternoon in a Niagara-Orleans League cross-country meet.

Akron (2-1) won the boys meet 25-34 as Mike Swiriarski took top honors for the Tigers ahead of the 2-3 finish by the Mustangs (0-2) duo of Dan Heil and Jack Hill.

The Lady Tigers (2-1) completed the sweep by downing the Mustangs (0-2) 23-36 as Margo Henley finished first ahead of the Medina duo of Sabrina Quiros and Hannah Heil.

The Albion girls improved to 3-0 with a 21-37 victory over Wilson (0-2) behind the 1-2 finish of Emma Mathes and Hannah Grammar.

Julie Reagan finished third for Wilson.

Wilson (2-0) did get a split on the day by winning the boys race 19-39 over Albion (0-3) sparked by the 1-2-3 finish of William Schwarznuller, Trey Rees and Cal Seeley.

Evan Steier finished fourth for Albion.

The defending champion Barker boys improved to 4-0 by defeating Roy-Hart 15-48 and Newfane 23-34. Newfane (1-2) downed Roy-Hart (1-2) 16-46 in the other portion of the tri-meet.

Barker was led by the 1-3-5 finish of Jake Arnold, Andrew Jenks and Adam Wagner.

Colin McCabe placed second and Allen Lingle fourth for Newfane.

The Newfane girls stayed unbeaten at 3-0 by downing Barker 15-50 and Roy-Hart 18-43. Roy-Hart (2-1) bested Barker (0-4) 22-33.

Newfane was led by the 1-2-3-5 finish of Kim Goerss, Vanessa Burkhard, Nina Burkhard and Lydia Chunco as Roy-Hart’s Anna Rickard placed fourth.


The Medina girls were led by the 2-3 finish of Sabrina Quiros, left, and Hannah Heil.