Albion and Medina to meet in key N-O games

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 27 January 2019 at 9:31 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Kevin Hillman, left, and Medina’s Jarielyn Flores-Medina, right, and their Purple Eagle and Mustang teammates will host their rivals in key Niagara-Orleans League games on Tuesday.

Rivals Albion and Medina will meet in a pair of key Niagara-Orleans League basketball games on Tuesday.

Looking to maintain sole possession of first place, the undefeated (7-0) Medina boys squad will visit Albion at 7 p.m.  Currently at 4-3 in N-O competition, the Purple Eagles dropped a 60-45 decision to the Mustangs in the earlier season meeting at Medina. The Mustangs will also host Newfane on Friday.

Currently at 6-1 in the league, the Albion girls squad will look to remain a game back of front-running Wilson (9-0) when the Purple Eagles visit Medina at 6:30 p.m. The Mustangs, which are now 5-3 in N-O action, dropped a 48-35 decision to the Purple Eagles earlier in the season at Albion.

In Genesee Region League boys basketball action, Lyndonville will host Wheatland-Chili on Wednesday and then visit Elba in a key battle for the Division II lead on Friday.  Lyndonville and Elba are currently tied for the division lead at 9-1. The Tigers are 14-1 overall.

Weekly Schedule
Boys Basketball: Alexander at Kendall, Pembroke at Holley, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Akron at Barker, Roy-Hart at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.; Medina at Albion, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Albion at Medina, Barker at Akron, 6:30 p.m.; Newfane at Roy-Hart, Lyndonville at Wheatland-Chili, Kendall at Notre Dame, Holley at Pembroke, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Wheatland-Chili at Lyndonville, Notre Dame at Kendall, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Elba at Lyndonville, Wheatland-Chili at Kendall, Byron-Bergen at Holley, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Barker at Wilson, 6 p.m.; Albion at Akron, Newfane at Medina, 6:30 p.m.; Lyndonville at Elba, Kendall at Wheatland-Chili, Holley at Byron-Bergen, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Medina at Newfane, Wilson at Barker, Buffalo Arts at Roy-Hart, 6:30 p.m.; Akron at Albion, 7 p.m.
Swimming: N-O vs. G-R Girls meet, 6 p.m. at Gates-Chili

Boys Basketball: Roy-Hart vs. Starpoint, 6:30 p.m at NCCC
Girls Basketball: Roy-Hart vs. Starpoint, 5 p.m. at NCCC

N-O Standings
Boys Basketball: Medina 7-0, Wilson 6-1, Newfane 4-2, Albion 4-3, Akron 2-5, Roy-Hart 1-6, Barker 0-7
Girls Basketball: Wilson 9-0, Albion 6-1, Medina 5-3, Akron 3-4, Newfane 2-4, Barker 1-6, Roy-Hart 0-8

G-R Standings
Boys Basketball
Division I: Alexander 9-1, Attica 5-4, Oakkfield-Alabama 5-5, Pembroke 5-5, Byron-Bergen 3-7, Holley 1-9
Division II: Lyndonville 9-1, Elba 9-1, Notre Dame 5-5, Kendall 3-6, Wheatland-Chili 0-10
Girls Basketball
Division I: Oakfield-Alabama: 7-3, Attica 5-4, Pembroke 5-5, Alexander 4-6, Byron-Bergen 4-6, Holley 2-8
Division II: Elba 10-0, Notre Dame 9-1, Wheatland-Chii 7-3, Kendall 1-9, Lyndonville 0-9