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Lyndonville posts win over Medina in Midget ‘A’ League contest

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 2 July 2015 at 12:00 am

Albion edges past Roy-Hart

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Eddie Schildt slides into second base as Medina’s Doug Bachman awaits the throw. Brett Riemer backs up the play. The action took place during Lyndonville’s home field win over Medina this evening.

Making the most of half a dozen hits, Lyndonville bested visiting Medina 5-1 this evening in a Lockport Midget ‘A’ League game.

Five of the six hits figured in plating the five runs as Lyndonville improves to 3-1 on the season.

Trailing 1-0, Lyndonville rallied into the lead for good by scoring twice in the third inning on an RBI double by Chris Scroger and a run producing sacrifice fly by Trevor Bentley. A one out triple by Eric Neace ignited that rally.

Lyndonville quickly upped its advantage to 5-1 by tacking on three runs in the fourth frame on a two-run single by Eddie Schildt and an RBI single by Brandon Schoolcraft. An error and a double by Ty Hrovat triggered that uprising.

Hrovat also turned in the defensive play of the game when he snagged a low line drive at shortstop and flipped to second baseman AJ Buckland to turn a double play in the sixth inning.

Jacob Hoffee did the rest on the mound for Lyndonville hurling a 2 hitter with 6 strikeouts.

Matt Riemer likewise went the distance on the mound for Medina giving up 6 hits and striking to 6.

Medina, which is now 1-1, did grab a 1-0 lead in the second inning on a bases loaded walk. A walk, an error and a single by Doug Bachman set up that opportunity.

Medina’s only other hit was a double by Quentin Adkins to leadoff the sixth inning.

Lyndonville next travels to Lockport and Medina visits Roy-Hart at 6 p.m. on July 7.

Lyndonville’s Evan Milleville dives back into first base as Medina’s Kyle Herman awaits the throw.

Albion 9, Roy-Hart 8

Albion regained the .500 mark at 2-2 by edging past Roy-Hart 9-8 at Gasport.

Albion built up as much as a 9-2 lead after scoring three times in the first, second and fifth innings.

Randy Eblacker had a two-run double in the second as hits by Dominic DiCureia and Brady Meakin set up the threat. Two walks and a pair of errors then keyed the fifth inning uprising.

DiCureia and Meakin both finished with 2 hits. They also teamed up with Eblacker to turn a double play in the fourth frame to stop a Roy-Hart rally.

Austin Loyd went the distance on the mound for Albion registering 8 strikeouts.

Roy-Hart did rally for five runs in the sixth inning to make the finish exciting as CJ Fitch had a three-run triple and John O’Brien and Austin Heschke singles.

Fitch and O’Brien both finished with 2 hits. Fitch also had a two-run single in the fourth to get Roy-Hart on the scoreboard.

The loss drops Roy-Hart to 2-3.