Busy week on the diamond for Albion, Medina

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 16 April 2017 at 4:29 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Vincent Zona, shown here sliding into home during a game last week against Roy-Hart, and his Purple Eagle teammates face a busy upcoming week. The Roy-Hart catcher is Jacob Stern.

Niagara-Orleans League diamond competition shifts into high gear this coming week following the Easter break as both the Albion and Medina squads have busy slates  of at least three games.

The 2-1 Albion baseball squad hosts Barker (1-1) in a makeup game Monday, Wilson Wednesday and then visits rival Medina Friday. Medina, which is 0-1, hosts Roy-Hart Wednesday and Wilson Saturday.

The Holley baseball team will be on a southern trip as the Hawks will play two games and a scrimmage at the Cal Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

In N-O softball, Medina (0-1) has four games on tap including makeup games at home against Barker on Tuesday and at Roy-Hart on Saturday as well as regular scheduled contests at home against Roy-Hart on Wednesday and at Albion on Friday. Albion (0-2) also visits Roy-Hart on Monday and Wilson on Thursday.

N-O track competition also gets underway on Thursday with Akron at Albion, Medina at Barker and Wilson at Roy-Hart.

Weekly Schedule
Baseball – Barker at Albion, Batavia at Medina, 4:45 p.m.; Holley vs. East Lincoln, 6 p.m. at Cal Ripken Experience, Myrtle Beach
Softball – Notre Dame at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.; Albion at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.

Baseball – Roy-Hart at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.; Akron at Wilson 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Barker at Medina, 7:30 p.m.
Lacrosse – Eden at Medina, 5 p.m.

Baseball – Wilson at Albion, Akron at Barker, 4:45 p.m.; Holley vs. Marcellus, 6 p.m. at Cal Ripken Experience; Roy-Hart at Medina, 7:30 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Pembroke ,4:30 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Medina, Albion at Wilson, Barker at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Roy-Hart at Albion, Newfane at Barker, 4 p.m.; Medina at Wilson, 4:30 p.m.
Track – Lyndonville vs. Attica and Pembroke at Oakfield-Alabama, 4 p.m.

Baseball – Oakfield-Alabama at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.
Softball – Roy-Hart at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Akron at Albion, Wilson at Barker, 4 p.m.
Track – Medina at Barker, Akron at Albion, Wilson at Roy-Hart, 4:15 p.m.

Baseball – Lyndonville at Byron-Bergen, 4:30 p.m.; Albion at Medina, Barker at Wilson, Newfane at Akron, 4:45 p.m.; North Tonawanda at Roy-Hart, 5 p.m.
Softball – Attica at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.; Medina at Albion, Wilson at Barker, Akron at Newfane, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Albion at Barker, Akron at Roy-Hart, 4 p.m.; Medina at Newfane, 4:30 p.m.
Lacrosse – Wilson at Medina, 7 p.m.

Baseball – St. Mary’s, Lancaster at Roy-Hart, 1 p.m.; Wilson at Medina, 7 p.m.
Softball – Medina at Roy-Hart, 1 p.m.; Barker at Alexander Tournament

N-O Standings
Baseball – Roy-Hart 2-0, Wilson 1-0, Albion 2-1, Barker 1-1, Akron 0-1, Medina 0-1, Newfane 0-2
Softball – Akron 2-0, Newfane 2-0, Roy-Hart 1-0, Barker 0-1, Medina 0-1, Wislon 0-1, Albion, 0-2
Tennis – Akron 2-0, Medina 1-0, Roy-Hart 1-0, Albion 1-1, Barker 0-1, Wilson 0-1, Newfane 0-2