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Award ceremonies cap off rivalry contest

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 12 October 2018 at 11:50 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion co-captains Jessy Cruz (66) and Matt Kovaleski (2) here accept the ‘Doc’s Rock” Trophy from Mrs. Judy Decker and Brett Decker following the Purple Eagles 34-12 victory over the rival Medina/Lyndonville/Barker Mustangs this evening at Vets Park. The trophy is given annually to the victor of the rival contest in memory of Larry “Doc” Decker who coached and taught at both Albion and Medina.

Albion’s Bryce Pritchard and Medina’s Chaise Prest receive the Jeff Evoy Memorial Sportsmanship Award from Mrs. Maureen Evoy, Kelsey Evoy and Sean Evoy. The awards are given in memory of Jeff Evoy who coached and taught at Albion and later served as Medina superintendent.

Albion players and coaches celebrate the big win with the ‘Doc’s Rock” Trophy.

Medina Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts provided an honor guard to welcome the Medina/Lyndonville/Barker players as they were introduced.

The Medina Girls Select Choir sang the National Anthem.