Akron wins opener; hosts Medina next

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 3 April 2021 at 5:20 pm

Medina’s next football opponent, Akron, posted a 21-7 victory over visiting Franklinville/Ellicottville this afternoon in an inter divisional game.

Quarterback Adam Mietz hooked up with Mitchell Holtz for a pair of first quarter touchdown passes to put the Tigers on top to stay. Aiden Smith later added an insurance tally with a fourth quarter TD run.

Akron will host Medina at 7 p.m. Friday in a C North Division contest. The Mustangs bested visiting Newfane 50-0 in their opener Thursday.

Also on Friday, Albion will travel to Depew for a B2 Division game. Depew blanked Lake Shore 28-0 and Pioneeer downed Albion 21-6 in this weekend’s season openers.

8 Man Football

Undefeated Red Jacket (3-0) romped past Pembroke 68-18 today in an 8 man division game.

Pembroke, which is now 2-1, will next host Roy-Hart/Barker/Lyndonville at 7 p.m. Thursday. That same evening Holley (1-1) will visit Perry (2-1).