Key soccer matchups on tap this week

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 24 September 2017 at 6:38 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Roy-Hart’s Aidan Bligh, left  and his Ram teammates will host defending champion Newfane on Monday evening at Gasport in a key contest for the Niagara-Orleans League lead. Kendall’s Nick Richardson and his Eagle teammates will host rival Holley on Saturday morning for Homecoming.

First place in the Niagara-Orleans League boys soccer standings will be at stake when Roy-Hart hosts defending champion Newfane at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Gasport.

Roy-Hart and Newfane are now both 5-1. The Panthers blanked the Rams 6-0 in the earlier season meeting at Newfane.

Rivals Holley and Kendall will meet at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kendall for the Eagles Homecoming game. The Lady Eagles will then host Genesee Region League foe Oakfield-Alabama/Elba at 1 p.m. to compete the Homecoming doubleheader.

On the links, the Medina golf team will be looking to lock up the N-O title when the Mustangs visit runner-up Albion at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Hickory Ridge.  Medina is 11-0 and Albion 9-1.

N-O cross-country competition begins Tuesday as Medina hosts Albion and Newfane, Barker visits Wilson and Roy-Hart entertains Akron.

On the gridiron, Medina/Lyndonville will host Roy-Hart/Barker at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Vets Park for a B-3 Division Homecoming game; undefeated (4-0) Albion will host Olean in a key B-2 Division contest at 7 p.m. Friday and Holley will visit York at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a Livingston County League game.

Weekly Schedule
Boys Soccer: Akron at Medina/Lyndonville, U.Prep at Holley, 4:30 p.m.; Newfane at Roy-Hart, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer: Oakfield-Alabama/Elba at Holley, Byron-Bergen at Kendall, 6:30 p.m.
Field Hockey: Barker at Nichols, 4:45 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Byron-Bergen at Lyndonvlle, Holley at Alexander, Kendall at Notre Dame, 6:30 p.m.

Boys Soccer: Keshequa vs. Medina/Lyndonville at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.; Holley at Pembroke, Wheatland-Chili at Kendall, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer: Albion at Barker, 4:30 p.m.; Newfane at Roy-Hart, 6:30 p.m.; Akron at Medina, 7:30 p.m.
Field Hockey: Newfane at Medina, Wilson at Akron, Sacred Heart at Barker, 4:45 p.m.; Kenmore at Roy-Hart, 5 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Medina at Tapestry, 6:30 p.m.
Golf: Medina at Albion, Newfane at Roy-Hart, Wilson at Barker, 4 p.m.
Cross-Country: Albion and Newfane at Medina, Barker at Wilson, Akron at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.

Girls Soccer: Kendall at Notre Dame, 4:30 p.m.; Wheatland-Chili at Holley, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Oakfield-Alabama/Elba at Lyndonville, Alexander at Kendall, 6:30 p.m.

Boys Soccer: Albion at Newfane, 4:30 p.m.; Wilson at Roy-Hart, Byron-Bergen at Holley, Kendall at Attica, 6:30 p.m.
Field Hockey: Medina at Kenmore, Barker at Newfane, 4:45 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Roy-Hart at Albion, Medina at Akron, Newfane at Wilson, 6:30 p.m.
Golf: Albion at Wilson, Akron at Newfane, Roy-Hart at Barker, 4 p.m.

Football: Olean at Albion, 7 p.m.; Roy-Hart/Barker at Medina/Lyndonville, Holley at York, 7:30 p.m.
Boys Soccer: Global Concepts at Medina/Lyndonville, Albion at Akron, 4:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer: Albion at Newfane, Medina at Barker, Holley at Attica, 4:30 p.m.; Wilson at Roy-Hart, 6:30 p.m.
Field Hockey: Roy-Hart at Wilson, 6:30 p.m.
Boys Volleyball: Wayne vs. Lyndonville/Medina at Medina, 5 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Alexander at Lyndonville, Holley at Oakfield-Alabama/Elba, 6:30 p.m.

Boys Soccer: Holley at Kendall, 11 a.m.; Albion at CCA, 2 p.m.
Girls Soccer: Oakfield-Alabama/Elba at Kendall, 1 p.m.

N-O Standings
Field Hockey: Akron 6-0, Barker 5-1, Roy-Hart 4-2, Wilson 3-3, Medina 2-4, Kenmore 1-5, Newfane 0-6
Golf: Medina 11-0, Albion 9-1, Wilson 5-3-2, Akron 5-4-2, Newfane 1-8-1, Roy-Hart 1-8-1, Barker 1-9
Boys Soccer: Newfane 5-1, Roy-Hart 5-1, Wilson 3-2-1, Albion 2-4, Akron 1-4-1, Medina/Lyndonville 1-5
Girls Soccer: Newfane 6-1-1, Akron 6-1, Wilson 5-3, Albion 3-3-1, Medina/Lyndonville 2-4, Roy-Hart 1-5, Barker 0-6
Volleyball: Akron 4-0, Wilson 3-1, Medina 2-2, Roy-Hart 2-2, Newfane 1-3, Albion 0-4