Barker cagers post win over Akron

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 31 January 2017 at 9:28 pm

Getting back on the winning track, Barker defeated host Akron 66-43 this evening to improve to 4-3 in Niagara-Orleans League boys basketball competition.

In other N-O action, Newfane (7-1) defeated Albion (1-8) 64-42 and Wilson (5-3) downed Roy-Hart (3-5) 60-36.

Nate Luckman poured in a game high 29 points to lead the way for Barker as Eddie Wasnock added 18 and Malik Smith 10. Wasnock also had 11 rebounds and Luckman 8 assists.

Mason Schultz scored 12 for Akron which slips to 1-8.

Barker jumped out to a 23-14 first period lead as Luckman scored 17 during that stretch.

The Raiders went on to hold leads of 35-23 at the half and 49-28 at the three-quarter mark.

Newfane 64, Albion 42
Kyle DeVoogel and Max Weber each scored 18 to lead Newfane past Albion 64-42. Weber also had 8 rebounds, 8 assists and 7 steals.

Leading 31-19 at the half, the Panthers used a 22-8 third period surge to lock up the win as DeVoogel hit two threes.

Kory Reynolds had 23 points and 14 rebounds for Albion.

Wilson 60, Roy-Hart 36
Leading by a narrow 24-22 margin at the half, Wilson used a 25-12 third period scoring edge to key the 60-36 win over Roy-Hart. Connor Seeley had two threes and Justin Daul a pair of baskets to lead that uprising.

Seeley finished with 19, Daul 14 and Nate Fox 10.

DJ Davis scored 14 and Jacob Bruning 9 for Roy-Hart.