Medina, Albion to renew diamond rivalry
Weather permitting Medina and Albion will renew their rivalry on the baseball and softball diamonds Monday in the Niagara-Orleans League season openers.
The Medina baseball squad will begin defense of its N-O title at Albion at 4:45 p.m. Medina went 12-2 last spring to claim the title for the first time since 1995.
The Mustangs softball squad will host the Purple Eagles also at 4:45 p.m.
Medina will also host Albion in the N-O track opener on Thursday at 4:15 p.m.
The week’s rivalry contests will also see the Lyndonville softball squad host Holley on Monday and visit Kendall on Tuesday, both at 4:30 p.m.
The Albion tennis team will begin defense of its N-O title at Roy-Hart on Monday.
The busiest team of the week will likely be the Medina lacrosse squad which has four games scheduled in five days including a road contest at defending champion Akron Monday and then home games against West Seneca West on Tuesday, Lew-Port on Wednesday and Salamanca on Friday.
The week’s schedule:
Baseball – Webster Christian at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.; Medina at Albion, Barker at Wilson, Newfane at Akron, Roy-Hart at CSAT, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Holley at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.; Albion at Medina, Wilson at Barker, CSAT at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.; Akron at Newfane, 5 p.m.
Tennis – Albion at Roy-Hart, Holley at Byron-Bergen, Elba at Kendall, 4 p.m.
Lacrosse – Medina at Akron, 5 p.m.
Baseball – Williamsville North at Roy-Hart, Holley/Kendall at Elba/Byron-Bergen, 4:30 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Kendall, Holley at Attica, 4:30 p.m.; Albion at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Newfane at Albion, Roy-Hart at Medina, Akron at Wilson, Attica at Holley, 4 p.m.
Baseball – Albion at Newfane, Roy-Hart at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.; Akron at Barker, 5 p.m.; CSAT at Medina, 7 p.m.
Softball – Newfane at Albion, Medina at CSAT, Barker at Akron, Wilson at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Notre Dame at Kendall, 4 p.m.; Medina at Wilson, 4:30 p.m.
Track – Pembroke and Elba/Byron-Bergen at Holley, Kendall at Oakfield-Alabama, 4:30 p.m.
Lacrosse– Lew-Port at Medina, 5 p.m.
Baseball – Barker at Byron-Bergen, Lyndonville at Northeast, 4:30 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Notre Dame, Kendall at Elba, Alexander at Holley, 4:30 p.m.; Barker at Medina ,4:45 p.m.; Akron at Roy-Hart, 5 p.m.
Tennis – Albion at Barker, Roy-Hart at Akron, Pembroke at Holley, 4 p.m.
Track – Albion at Medina, Roy-Hart at Barker, Newfane at Wilson, 4:15 p.m.
Golf – Kendall at Churchville-Chili, 4 p.m.
Baseball – Northstar at Lyndonville, Pembroke at Holley/Kendall, 4:30 p.m.; Medina at Barker, CSAT at Albion, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Albion at CSAT, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Oakfield-Alabama at Holley, Alexander at Kendall, 4 p.m.
Lacrosse – Salamanca at Medina, 5 p.m.
Baseball – Roy-Hart at St. Mary’s Lancaster, 11 a.m.; Holley/Kendall at Geneseo, 12 p.m.
Softball – Kenmore West at Albion, Kendall at Holley, 11 a.m.
Track – Albion and Holley at Alexander Invitational, Medina at Buffalo Invitational