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Albion girls blank Roy-Hart for 10th victory

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 22 September 2018 at 8:37 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Abbie Pappalardo sends the ball up field as Cecelia Santo defends for Roy-Hart. The action took place during the host Purple Eagles Homecoming win over the Lady Rams this evening.

Staying undefeated at 10-0 overall, Albion blanked visiting Roy-Hart 3-0 this evening on Homecoming in a Niagara-Orleans League girls soccer game.

Albion, which is now 6-0 in N-O competition, jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half as Abby Scanlan scored from Lexi Wolck nine minutes in and Mariah Plain tallied off an assist from Nicolina Creasey with three minutes remaining.

Wolck rounded out the Albion scoring with a second half goal off an assist from Scanlan.

Sydney Mulka earned the shutout in goal.

The loss drops Roy-Hart to 1-5 in the league.

In the other N-O games Akron and Wilson both scored wins to remain tied for second place at 4-1. Akron nipped Newfane (2-4) 1-0 and Wilson downed Barker (0-6) 3-0 on goals by Leia Cloy, Skylar Munnikhuysen and Abi Couturier.

Albion’s Kendall Derisley battles for control of the ball with Roy-Hart’s Christina Dibenedetto.

Albion’s Lexi Wolck works the ball up field against Roy-Hart defender Nadia White.