Albion spikers to open sectionals at home

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 23 October 2016 at 9:32 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Chanyce Powell and her Purple Eagle teammates will open sectional competition at home on Friday.

Seeded No. 3, Albion will host No. 6 Olean on Friday at 6 p.m. in the quarterfinal round of the Section VI Class B1 volleyball playoffs.

The Purple Eagles bring an 11-4 regular season record into the sectionals.

Roy-Hart has also earned a home opener as the No. 6 Lady Rams will entertain No. 11 Lackawanna in a Class B2 match at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The other Class B2 openers on Wednesday will have No. 9 Medina at No. 8 Tonawanda and No. 12 Newfane at No. 5 Springville.

In Class C1 competition on Wednesday, No. 8 Wilson hosts No. 9 JFK. The victor will then visit top seeded Niagara-Orleans League champion Akron on Friday in the quarterfinals.

Final N-O Standings: Akron 10-0, Albion 7-3, Roy-Hart 6-4, Medina 4-6, Wilson 3-7, Newfane 0-10