Fast start powers R-H girls past Medina

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 6 February 2015 at 12:00 am

Newfane nips Albion in overtime

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Allison Bensley (12) attempts a shot over Roy-Hart defender Kendra Hill (3) during the host Mustangs loss to the visiting Lady Rams this evening.

Taking charge with a big first quarter scoring surge, Roy-Hart went on to defeat host Medina 58-43 this evening in a Niagara-Orleans League girls basketball game.

Roy-Hart raced out to a commanding 22-4 first quarter lead as Emma Lindke and Rielly Albee both scored 6, Taylor Fry 4 and Kendra Hill and Rachel Rausch 3 each.

“It was a great team effort,” said Roy-Hart Coach Don Baker. “We came out in the first quarter and relly shot the ball well.”

The Lady Rams maintained a 19 point, 32-13, advantage at the half as Lindke had 6 and Hill 4 in the second quarter.

Lindke finished with a game high 24 as Hill and Albee both had 10 and Fry and Rausch 7. Fry also had 19 rebounds, 11 assists and 7 steals and Rausch 12 rebounds.

Nicole Blount scored 10 for Medina as Maddy Winters, Allison Bensley and Rowan Hamner each added 8, Holly Heil 6 and Molley Gross 3.

Roy-Hart is now 2-8 and Medina 0-10 in N-O action.

Medina’s Emily Kams (5) tries to get through Roy-Hart’s duo of Taylor Fry (5) and Alyssa Hess (13) to get to the ball.

Newfane 42 Albion 40 OT

A basket by Paige Emborsky with eight seconds remaining in overtime earned Newfane the narrow 42-40 win over host Albion.

Bailey Koithan also hit four clutch free throws in the extra period for Newfane.

The Lady Panthers sent the contest into overtime on a basket by Katie Kneeland with 30 seconds to go in the fourth quarter which knotted the contest at 33-33.

Emborsky finished with a game high 20 points and Koithan 9.

Justice Nauden scored 18 and Chanyce Powell 16 for Albion.

Newfane is now 9-1 and Albion 6-4 in N-O action.

Wilson 45, Akron 36

Rachel Senek had 16 points, 5 steals and 3 assists and Kayla Neumann 10 points, 7 rebounds 5 steals to spark undefeated (9-0) Wilson to a 45-36 victory over Akron (3-5).

CSAT 47, Barker 33

Improving to 6-4, CSAT built up leads of 13-6 after one period, 21-13 at the half and 37-22 after three quarter in route to posting the 47-33 victory over host Barker which slips to 3-6.

Caitlyn Mason scored 14 for Barker as Melissa Grosshans had 6, Kelsie Flegal and Morgan Brown 4, Maicie Baker 3 and Lindsey Williams 2.