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Albion netters edge past rival Medina

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 14 May 2018 at 8:43 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Chase Froman, left, and Nate Smith in action at first doubles for Albion during the Purple Eagles win over the Mustangs this afternoon.

Avenging an early season loss, Albion downed visiting rival Medina 3 1/2-2 this afternoon in a Niagara-Orleans League tennis match.

The Purple Eagles margin of victory came at the third singles match as Elliot Neidert outlasted Medina’s Toby Kiebala 6-2, 6-7, 6-1.

Albion also got straight set wins at first singles by Matthew Kovaleski, 6-0, 6-1 over Andrew Fuller; at second doubles by Hailey and Carson Bader, 6-2, 6-3 over Jacob Houseman and Haylee Seefeldt, and at third doubles by Josh Riley and Matt Rowcliffe, 7-5, 6-1 over Mark Barcena and Sophia Cardone.

Medina got wins at second singles by Ray Paull, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3 over Victor Benjovsky, and at first doubles by Kody Leno and Andrew Houseman, 6-3, 6-4 over Nate Smith and Chase Froman.

Albion finishes the N-O season at 8-4 while Medina slips to 6-4.

Roy-Hart 4 1/2, Wilson 1
Roy-Hart finished the N-O season in second place at 9-3 by downing Wilson 4 1/2-1 at Gasport.

Wins at first singles by Patrick Sheelar and at third singles by Evan Birekmeier led the way for Roy-Hart.

The Rams also got wins from the doubles teams over Cameron VanBuron-Noah Kindron, Mason Collins-Kody Hayes and Kayla Hagen-Caleb Reith.

Kyle Lyon won at second singles for Wilson which drops to 3-7.