Albion vs. Medina rivalry to highlight week

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 10 December 2017 at 9:08 am

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Shyheim Jakes, left, and Medina’s Alex Allis and their Purple Eagles and Mustangs teammates will meet in the Niagara-Orleans League opener on Friday at Medina.

Two-time defending champion Medina will begin defense of its Niagara-Orleans League boys basketball title on Friday as the Mustangs host rival Albion at 7 p.m.

Both teams will tune up for that meeting by hosting non league games on Monday as CG Finney visits Albion and Medina hosts Tapestry. To date against non league competition the Purple Eagles are 1-3 and the Mustangs 0-2.

Albion will also host Medina in an N-O girls basketball game on Friday.

The N-O girls season will get off to a big start as defending champion Wilson visits rival Newfane on Monday.

N-O swim competition begins on Tuesday with Newfane at Medina, Albion at Barker and Roy-Hart at Akron.  Newfane is the defending girls champions and Roy-Hart the defending boys champs.

Weekly Schedule
Boys Basketball: Rochester Prep at Holley, 4:30 p.m.; Tapestry at Medina, 6:30 p.m.; CG Finney at Albion, Barker at Kendall, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Wilson at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.; Oakfield-Alabama at Holley, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Roy-Hart at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Buffalo Academy of Sciences at Albion, Barker at Kendall, Notre Dame at Lyndonville, 7 p.m.
Swimming: Newfane at Medina, Albion at Barker, Roy-Hart at Akron, 4:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Holley at Oakfield-Alabama, Lyndonville at Notre Dame, 7 p.m.
Wrestling: Wilson at Medina, Albion at Roy-Hart/Barker at Barker, Lyndonville at Byron-Bergen, 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Cleve Hill at Roy-Hart, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Kendall at Elba, 7 p.m.
Swimming: Albion at Medina, 4 p.m.; Barker at Roy-Hart, Newfane at Akron, 4:30 p.m.
Wrestling: Alexander at Holley-Kendall, 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Akron at Wilson, 6 p.m.; Albion at Medina, 6:30 p.m.; Barker at Lyndonville, Elba at Kendall, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Lyndonville at Barker, Wilson at Akron, Newfane at Roy-Hart, 6:30 p.m.; Medina at Albion, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Medina vs. St. Francis at St. Mary’s, Lancaster, 3 p.m.
Wrestling: Medina at North Tonawanda Tournament; Holley-Kendall at South Seneca Duals