Albion harriers score home course sweep

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 14 October 2014 at 12:00 am

Barker wins; Medina splits

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Albion, Roy-Hart and Wilson runners take off from the starting line during today’s girls race at Albion. The host Purple Eagles scored double wins in both the girls and boys races.

Albion’s boys and girls cross-country teams both scored a home course sweep this afternoon to improve to 5-2 in Niagara-Orleans League competition.

The Albion boys defeated Roy-Hart 23-31 and Wilson 24-35 as Aaron Chen finished second and Nick Neilans fourth for the Purple Eagles.

Roy-Hart (3-4) defeated Wilson (2-5) 24-32 in the other portion of the meet as Avery Green finished first and Tanner Bulmer third.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Madyson Coville crosses the finish line first for Albion.

The Albion girls downed Roy-Hart 25-34 and Wilson 21-38 as Madyson Coville finished first in 21:18 and Meredith Patterson third.

Roy-Hart (3-4) downed Wilson (3-4) 25-30 in the other portion of the meet as Chelsea Herriven placed second.

The defending champion Barker boys finished a perfect 7-0 dual meet portion of the season by defeating host CSAT 15-50 as Sergio Cruz, Doug Bachman and Casey Webb finished 1-2-3 for the Raiders.

The Barker girls (4-3) also bested CSAT 15-50 as Gabby Baker, Emma Jenks and Jessica Hasley finished 1-2-3.

The Medina boys (2-5) earned a split at Akron defeating the host Tigers 25-30 and losng to Newfane 21-37. Newfane (6-1) downed Akron (3-4) 16-45.

Newfane’s Sam Auernhamer won the race in 18:09 while Austin Heil placed third and Dan Heil fourth for Medina.

Defending champion Akron (7-0) downed Newfane (6-1) in the key girls’ meet as Margo Henley finished first. Medina’s Holly Heil placed fifth.

Boys Standings: Barker 7-0, Newfane 6-1, Albion 5-2, Akron 3-4, Roy-Hart 3-4, Wilson 2-5, Medina 2-5, CSAT 0-7

Girls Standings: Akron 7-0, Newfane 6-1, Albion 5-2, Barker 4-3, Roy-Hart 3-4, Wilson 2-5, Medina 0-6, CSAT 0-6