Albion girls hand Newfane first loss

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 1 October 2016 at 12:11 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – Albion’s Paige Derisley battles with Newfane’s Megan Knoll for the ball during the host Purple Eagles win over the Lady Panthers this evening.

Streaking Albion knocked front-running Newfane from the ranks of the unbeaten as the host Purple Eagles blanked the Lady Panthers 2-0 this evening.

Making it 5 wins in a row after an 0-3-1 start to the N-O campaign, Albion got pair of first half goals by Emily Blanchard, off assists from Vivian Rivers and Catherine Wolck, to drop Newfane to 8-1 in the league.

Isabella Prest made 11 saves to earn the shutout in goal for Albion whose defense also got strong efforts from Rivers, Natalie DiCureia and Kendall Derisley.

“It was a big team effort,” said Albion Coach Bruce Blanchard whose Purple Eagles improve to 5-3-1 in the league.

Medina 6, Barker 0

Destiny Satkowski scored 4 goals to lead Medina (3-4-1) past visiting Barker (0-9) as Martha Gardner and Katie Bilicki each netted 1.

Gardner also had 2 assists as Morgan Roach, Ashley Howell, Olivia Carter and Maddie Winrers each chipped in with 1.

Wilson 6, Roy-Hart 0

In other N-O action, Wilson (5-3) shutout Roy-Hart (2-7) 6-0 as Emily Patterson led the way with 2 goals and 2 assists.