Key N-O diamond contests to open busy week

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 23 April 2017 at 8:46 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Liam Ward, shown here taking a throw at second base, and his Purple Eagle teammates will host Wilson Monday in a key clash for the Niagara–Orleans League lead.

An already busy week, made even busier with the addition of a number of make-up contests, will get off to a fast start Monday with key games for first place in both the Niagara-Orleans League baseball and softball title races.

On the baseball diamond, Albion (4-1) will host Wilson (4-0). Defending champion Roy-Hart, which is also unbeaten at 2-0, will host Akron (1-2).

On the softball field a key clash of unbeatens will have defending champion Akron (2-0) hosting Roy-Hart (3-0). Newfane, which is also unbeaten at 2-0 will visit Barker (0-3).

The Lyndonville baseball and softball squads both face a busy four game week.  The Tigers diamond squad will visit Attia Monday and then host Pembroke Tuesday, Northstar Thursday and Alexander Friday.  The Lady Tigers will visit Elba Monday, Oakfield-Alabama Tuesday and Byron-Bergen Friday and also host Alexander on Wednesday.

Week Schedule
Baseball – Lyndonville at  Attica, 4:30 p.m.; Wilson at Albion, Barker at Newfane, Akron at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Elba, Holley at Northstar, 4:30 p.m.; Newfane at Barker, Wilson at Medina, Roy-Hart at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Newfane at Medina, Albion at Wilson, 4 p.m.
Lacrosse – North Tonawanda at Medina, 7 p.m.
Golf – Kendall at Pembroke, Holley at Wheatland-Chili, 4 p.m.

Baseball – Pembroke at Lyndonville, Holley at Oakfield-Alabama, 4:30 p.m.; Barker at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Oakfield-Alabama, Byron-Bergen at Kendall, Elba at Holley, 4:30 p.m.; Medina at Newfane, Wilson at Akron, CCA at Barker, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Newfane at Barker, Holley at Kendall, 4 p.m.; Medina at Roy-Hart, 4:30 p.m.
Track – Barker at Wilson, Newfane at Albion, Roy-Hart at Akron, 4:15 p.m.; Notre Dame at Holley, 4:30 p.m.
Golf – Churchville Chili at Kendall

Baseball – Newfane at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Alexander at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Barker, Albion at Akron, Wilson at Newfane, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Barker at Roy-Hart, Akron at Medina, Newfane at Wilson, Byron-Bergen at Kendall, Elba at Holley, 4 p.m.
Lacrosse – Salamanca at Medina ,5 p.m.
Golf – Kendall at Attica, 4 p.m.
Track – Lyndonville at Attica, Oakfield at Kendall, 4:30 p.m.

Baseball – Northstar at Lyndonville, Notre Dame at Holley, Barker at Alexander, 4:30 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Medina, Albion at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Kendall at Holley, 4:30 p.m.; Barker at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Holley at Pembroke, 4 p.m.
Golf – Holley at Kendall, 4 p.m.
Track – Barker at Roy-Hart, Wilson at Newfane, 4:15 p.m.; Medina at Albion, 4:30 p.m.

Baseball – Alexander at Lyndonville, Wheatland-Chili at Holley, 4:30 p.m.; Albion at Barker, Roy-Hart at Newfane, Medina at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Byron-Bergen, Pembroke at Kendall, Holley at Notre Dame, 4:30 p.m.; Newfane at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.; Akron at Medina ,5 p.m.
Tennis – Albion at Medina, Akron at Wilson, Newfane at Roy-Hart, Attica at Kendall, 4 p.m.
Lacrosse- Medina at Gowanda, 7 p.m.

Softball – Wilson Magnet at Kendall, Attica at Holley, 11 a.m.; Medina at Depew Tournament

N-O Standings
Baseball – Wilson 4-0, Albion 4-1, Roy-Hart 2-0, Akron 1-2, Medina 1-3, Barker 1-4, Newfane 0-3
Softball – Roy-Hart 3-0, Akron 2-0, Newfane 2-0, Medina 2-2, Wilson 1-2, Albion 1-4, Barker 0-3
Tennis – Akron 2-0, Medina 2-0, Albion 2-1, Roy-Hart 1-1, Wilson 1-1,  Barker 0-2, Newfane 0-3