Lady Raiders edge past Mustangs

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 17 April 2015 at 12:00 am

Purple Eagles, Lady Rams, Lady Panthers all post wins

Turning back a last inning challenge, Barker nipped visiting Medina 9-8 this afternoon in a Niagara-Orleans League softball game.

Barker built up a 9-5 lead by erupting for seven runs in the sixth inning on 5 errors and a two-run double by Ann Buffington, who had 2 hits on the day.

However, Medina battled back to score three times in the top of the seventh to pull to within one before Erika Moeller came on in relief to register two game ending strikeouts and preserve the Lady Raiders narrow win.

Destiny Satkowski, Emma Ambrose and Alisha Scroger each had two hits for Medina. Scroger’s hits included a triple.

Barker and Medina are now both 1-3 in N-O action.

Albion 18, CSAT 10

Five run scoring bursts in both the first and second innings ignited Albion to a 18-10 victory over visiting CSAT as the Purple Eagles snapped a brief two game losing streak.

Meaghan Hurley and Savannah Allen both had 4 hits for Albion as Olivia Prest, Natalie DiCureia and Angela Tarricone each had 2. Hurley’s hits included a home run and a triple, Prest’s a home run and Allen’s a triple.

Albion is now 2-2 and CSAT 0-3.

Roy-Hart 5, Akron 3

A big four run first inning scoring burst proved to be enough to earn Roy-Hart a 5-3 win at defending champion Akron.

A two-run double by Rachael Rausch capped off the decisive inning for the Lady Rams. A single by winning pitcher Taylor Fry and a double by Kayla Brown ignited the uprising as a sacrifice fly by Ashley Bower and a single by Maddy Glena plated the first two runs.

Rausch had a total of 3 hits on the day and Fry 2.

Sarch Schultz had 2 hits for Akron.

In the circle, Fry allowed 5 hits and struck out 5.

Roy-Hart is now 4-0 and Akron 2-1.

Newfane 3, Wilson 2

Newfane rallied for two runs in the bottom of the seventh on a fielders choice play off the bat of Olivia Littman and an RBI single by Teagan Volpe to nip rival Wilson 3-2.

Volpe had two hits on the day.

Newfane improves to 3-1 and Wilson slips to 2-2.