Albion posts key diamond win over Wilson
Albion kept its title hopes alive by romping to a 17-1 victory over host Wilson today in a Niagara-Orleans League baseball game.
The league season ending victory pulls Albion into a tie with Wilson for second place at 8-4 a game behind front-running Roy-Hart (8-3) which romped past Newfane (1-10) 18-3. Defending champion Roy-Hart clinched at least a tie for the title with that victory. Barker, at 7-4, is also still in the thick of the title race.
Roy-Hart still has one game remaining against Medina on Monday, while Barker has one contest remaining against Akron on Monday.
Bryce Pritchard went the distance on the mound for Albion allowing only 4 hits and striking out 8.
Thomas Furmanski led the Purple Eagles at the plate banging out 4 hits, including 3 doubles with 4 RBIs.
Vincent Zona added 3 hits for Albion as Austin Dugan, Liam Ward. Addison Christ and Bryan VanWycke 2 each.
Furmanski put Albion on top to stay with a two-run double in the first inning.
The Purple Eagles later put a firm lock on the victory by scoring 7 times in the fifth frame. Harrison Brown, Zona, VanWycke and Christ all had hits to highlight the uprising.
Roy-Hart 18, Newfane 3
Roy-Hart erupted for 5 quick runs in the first inning on a two-run double by Charlie Bruning, RBI singles by Eric Fitch and Austin Walker and a sacrifice by Jake Bruning in route to earning the rainy win.
Charlie Bruning finished with 3 hits and Matt Maines 2 for the Rams which locked up the win with a big 10 run third inning scoring surge.
Wilson (7-4) downed Roy-Hart (3-8) in an N-O tennis match.
The Lakemen swept the three doubles matches with the duos of Mike Pazik-Mia Olear, Joey Moote-Max Faery and Jacob Hecko-Jacob Jenks. Kyle Lyon also posted a win at second singles.
Roy-Hart got wins from Patrick Sheelar at first singles and Madigan Lang at third singles.
Wilson swept to a doubleheader victory over host Roy-Hart winning the boys meet 100-41 and the girls competition 90-42.
Mark Coders tripled for the Wilson boys in the 110 Hurdles, 400 Hurdles and Pole Vault while Trey Rees doubled in the 400 and 800 and Will Swart in the 1600 and 3200.
Skyler Munnikhuyen tripled for the Wilson girls in the Long Jump, Triple Jump an High Jump and Jenny Meyers doubled in the 100 and 200.
Anna Rickhard doubled for Roy-Hart in the 1500 and 3000.
The Wilson boys and girls teams are now both at 2-4. The Roy-Hart boys are 1-5 and the girls 0-6.
Medina had Jalin Cooper win the 100 and Dan Heil the 1600 today at the Lew-Port Invitational. Heil also placed second in the Steeplechase, Katie Young second in the discus and Je’ne Brown third in the Shot-put.