Akron tops Medina in N-O field hockey

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 19 September 2017 at 9:21 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Akron’s Abby Stone advances the ball up field against Medina defender Hannah Mahnke during the Lady Tigers win over the Mustangs this evening at Vets Park.

Scoring twice in each half defending champion Akron downed Medina 4-0 at Vets Park this evening to remain undefeated at 5-0 in Niagara-Orleans League field hockey competition.

Courtney Johnt scored 2 goals for Akron as Alexis Bell and Abby Stone each chipped in with 1.

The loss drops Medina to 2-3.

Barker 1, Wilson 0
A goal in the first three minutes by Madison Gancasz, off an assist from Jillian Moeller, proved to be just enough to earn Barker a narrow 1-0 victory over visiting Wilson.

Haley Brown anchored the defense and lay in the midfield area for the Lady Raiders.

Barker improves to 4-1 while Wilson slips to 2-3.

Pembroke 25-25-19-25, Albion 20-19-25-20
Pembroke posted a four set non league volleyball win over Albion as Amanda Knauss had 5 kills and 1 ace, Mackenzie Jurek 8 aces and 3 kills and Casey Wurtz 8 aces.

Caitlyn Snook had 6 kills and 3 aces and Hailey Smith 6 kills for Albion.

Byron-Bergen 25-25-25, Notre Dame 15-11-17

Madison Farnsworth had 8 kills and 5 aces, Stephanie Buell 6 kills and 3 aces and Lauren Burke 3 kills and 3 aces to lift undefeated (6-0) Byron-Bergen to a straight set win over Notre Dame (2-3) in a Genesee Region League match.  Adryona Miller had 4 blocks for N.D.

Libby Cook tries to gain control of the ball for Medina from Akron’s Amanda Jeziorowski.