Albion booters blank Medina

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 10 September 2013 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – EAGLES SCORE: Albion’s Mariah Elsenheimer scores the first goal of the Purple Eagles 4-0 win over Medina at Vets Park this afternoon as Mustangs goalie Liz Meyer tries to stop the attempt.

Getting back onto the winning track, Albion got goal production from four different players to defeat Medina 4-0 this afternoon at Vets Park in a Niagara-Orleans League girls soccer game.

Albion built up a 2-0 half-time advantage as Mariah Elsenheimer scored on a breakaway and then assisted on a goal by Kendall Piccirilli.

The Purple Eagles put a lock on the victory with second half goals by Kayla Doyle and Abby Squicciarini.

“It was definitely a good way to come back from a tough loss (1-0 to Wilson)” said Albion coach Bruce Blanchard. “We played real solid defense and had no breakdowns.”

Liz Meyer made a number of sparkling saves in goal for Medina.

Albion improves to 2-1 and Medina slips to 1-2.

In other N-O action, Akron (3-0) downed Newfane (2-1) in a key early season clash of unbeatens, Wilson (3-0) bested CSAT (0-3) 11-0 and Roy-hart (1-2) downed Barker (0-3) 6-0.

Holly Rudolph and Marina Muth each had two goals to lead the attack for Wilson.
Paige Buscaglia tallied twice for Akron as Rielee Welch and Caitlin Regan each added a goal.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – CLOSE QUARTERS: Albion’s Kayla Doyle (11) and Medina’s Taylor Miller(13) battle for control of the ball.

Field Hockey

Akron 4, Medina 0
AKRON – Molly Jennings and Claudia Stone each scored two goals to lead Akron (1-0) past Medina (0-2) 4-0 as all the scoring came in the first half.

Hallie Seaman made 21 saves in goal for Medina.

In other N-O action, Newfane (1-0) defeated Wilson (1-1) 2-0 on a pair of goals by Lydia Gaughran as Sam Summers earned the shutout and Kenmore (2-0) blanked Roy-Hart (0-2) 8-0.

Barker defeated Sacred Heart 4-0 in a non league contest on goals by Brooke Bodine, Morgan Brown, Olivia Denny and Heather Mason.


Medina 258, Akron 259
Improving to 3-1, Medina nipped Akron 258-259 at Shelridge as Sam Busch earned medalist honors with a 39.

Barker 225, Albion 255
Albion’s John Krieger and Barker’s Mitch Luckman shared medalist honors with rounds of 41 as the Purple Eagles lost to the visiting Raiders 225-255 at Hickory Ridge.

Alonzo St. Louis added a 42 and Brad Wilson a 44 for Barker.