Albion girls post win over rival Medina
Beginning a busy regular season ending stretch of three games in four days, Albion bested host Medina 48-39 this evening in a Niagara-Orleans League girls basketball makeup contest.
Chanyce Powell scored a game high 15 points and Jessica Raglan netted 11 to lead the way for Albion. Mandi Covis and Leah Townsend both added 8 and Justice Nauden 6 for the Purple Eagles which improve to 8-4 in N-O action.
Molley Gross scored 14, Maddy Winters 11, Emily Kams 8 and Nicole Blount and Rowan Hamner 3 each for Medina which slips to 0-12.
Albion jumped out to a 14-10 first quarter lead as Raglan scored 7, including a three, and Covis had a three-point play to lead the Purple Eagles in the early going.
Winters had 6 and Gross 4 during that stretch to keep Medina close.
Albion though broke the game open in the second quarter outscoring Medina 19-9 to open up a 14 point, 33-19, halftime advantage. Powell scored 7, Townsend 6 and Raglan 4 to led the Purple Eagles balanced attack in the period.
The Purple Eagles kept the momentum in the third period outscoring Medina 13-4 to stretch the advantage to 23, 46-23, at the three-quarter mark. Powell and Nauden both had a pair of baskets and Covis a three to spark that Purple Eagles spurt.
Medina did outscore Albion 14-0 over the first 6:30 of the final stanza but could get no closer than the final nine point margin. Gross and Kams both tallied 6 and Winters 4 for the Mustangs down the stretch.
Both teams are in action again Tuesday as Medina visits Akron and Albion hosts CSAT.