Kendall makes return to varsity baseball in loss to Lyndonville; Medina, Albion win

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 13 April 2018 at 7:18 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville first baseman Noah Heinsler awaits the throw as Kendall’s Jeremy Browe dives back to the bag. The action took place during the Tigers win over the host Eagles this afternoon at Kendall.

After a two year absence, Kendall made its return to varsity baseball competition this afternoon as the Eagles dropped a 9-2 decision to visiting Lyndonville in a Genesee Region League baseball game.

Bryce Seddon went the distance on the mound for Lyndonville giving up 2 hits and striking out 8.

Zach Johnson had a pair of doubles and Brody Brown a single and double to lead Lyndonville at the plate.

Zach Johnson bangs out a hit for Lyndonville.

Mickey Gardner had both of Kendall’s hits.

Johnson doubled in two runs in the third inning for Lyndonville which then broke the contest open with five tallies in the fifth on a two-run double by Brown, RBI singles by Nathan Dillenbeck and Rolland Balcerzak, and a double by Noah Heinsler.

Lyndonville is now 2-0 overall.

Medina 9, Barker 2
Back-to-back early inning scoring bursts keyed Medina to a 9-2 victory over Barker in a Niagara-Orleans League baseball game at Vets Park.

The Mustangs built up an 8-0 lead after scoring three times in the second inning on three errors and a single by Trevor Luthart and four times in the third frame on a two-run homer by Brian Fry, a single by Nate Sherman and two errors.

Brett Riemer went the distance on the mound for Medina giving up 5 hits and striking out 7.

Preston Harris had a solo home run for Barker which also got a triple from Nick Brandt and a pair of single from Collin Webb.

Medina is now 1-1 and Barker 0-3 in N-O action.

Albion 13, Newfane 2

Erupting for five quick runs in the first inning, Albion went on to defeat host Newfane 13-2 in another N-O contest.

A two-run double by Thomas Furmanski and an RBI single by Addison Christ highlighted the first inning uprising.

The Purple Eagles later locked up the win by tallying four times in both the third and fifth innings. Christ had a two-run single in the third. John DePuy had a two-run single in the fifth as Bryce Pritchard and Furmaski also both singled in a run.

Furmanski had a total of 3 hits as Christ and DePuy both had 2.

Liam Ward picked up the win on the mound allowing 2 hits with 6 strikeouts over the first five innings. Nate Fearby hurled the final two frames allowing no hits and striking out 1.

Albion is now 2-0 and Newfane 0-2.

Roy-Hart, Wilson suspended by darkness

Defending champion Roy-Hart and host Wilson were deadlocked 5-5 after 7 innings when darkness halted play.

Trailing 5-1, Roy-Hart had pulled even by scoring 4 times in the fifth inning as Ben Schwab, Gavyn Boyle and Walker Samanka all had RBI singles.

John Rath delivers a pitch for Kendall.