Division leading Tigers to visit Irish

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 6 February 2019 at 7:39 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville will visit Notre Dame in a key Genesee Region League game on Thursday. Here in action from the earlier season meeting, Lyndonville’s Matt Hess puts up a shot against Notre Dame defender Zach Cocking.

Now in the division title race drivers seat, Lyndonville will visit Notre Dame in a key Genesee Region League Division II game at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Lyndonville is currently 10-1 in the league (5-0 in Division II) and 15-1 overall while Division II runner-up Elba is 9-3 n the league (3-3 in the division) and third place Notre Dame is 6-5.

Following the game at Notre Dame, Lyndonville will close out the G-R campaign by hosting Wheatland-Chili at 5 p.m. Saturday in a makeup game and Kendall at 7 p.m. Monday.

Lyndonville opened up a two game lead as the result of Kendall’s 57-53 home court win over Elba on Tuesday.

The Tigers posted a 72-58 win over the Irish early in the season at Lyndonville.

Mustangs to visit Purple Eagles
Three-time defending champion Medina will look to maintain a one game lead in the Niagara-Orleans League title race when the Mustangs visit rival Albion in a makeup game at 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

Medina is currently 9-0 in the league (14-2 overall) and one game ahead of Wilson (8-1) which bested Albion 57-51 on Tuesday dropping the Purple Eagles to 4-4 in N-O action. Medina also visits Buffalo Science in a non league game Thursday while Albion also visits Barker at 7 p.m. Friday.

Following the Albion game, Medina will close out the N-O season by hosting Akron on February 12  and then visiting Wilson in a key showdown finale on February 14.

In N-O girls basketball, Medina (7-3, 10-6)) will host Albion (6-2, 9-7) at 11:30 Saturday morning in a makeup game. Medina also visits Lew-Port in a non league game at 6:30 p.m. Thursday while Albion will also host Barker at 7 p.m. Friday.

Akron sweeps Barker

Akron swept to a pair of N-O basketball victories over Barker this evening in makeup contests.

In the boys game, Akron (3-6) defeated Barker (0-9) 59-25 as Mitchell Holtz scored 21 and Adam Mietz 14.

In the girls contest, Akron (5-4) downed Barker (1-8) 48-26 as Jessee Jonathan scored 13 and Darion Jonathan 12. Sydnie Luckman scored 13 for Barker.