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Medina and Albion net wins

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 5 May 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Tristan Sanders makes a return for Medina at first doubles as his partner Brian Bogan backs up the play.

Tuning up for Tuesday’s key showdown match, Medina and Albion both scored home court victories this afternoon in Niagara-Orleans League tennis action.

Defending champion Medina made it 25 straight N-O victories by posting a 4.5-1 win over Akron while Albion improved to 5-1 with a 3.5-2 victory over Barker.

In scoring straight sets wins in singles competition for Medina Ben Howell defeated Jacob Borth 6-1, 6-2; Kristian Snyder downed Ryan Meek 6-0, 6-1 and Nate Pace bested Tyler Kelley 6-1, 6-0.

Brian Bogan and Tristan Sanders defeated Nathan Chubba and Brandon Meek 6-0, 6-4 for Medina at first doubles. The Mustangs also took the third doubles as Tom Horgan and Xion Baes bested Morgan Miller and Ciera Janis 6-4, 6-1.

Akron took the second doubles as Dan Bielicki and Jacob Meyer downed Nick Dieter and Carson Zygoda 6-4, 6-7, 6-4.

Andrew Burroughs scored a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Sean Benoit at first singles for Albion which also swept the three doubles matches.

In the doubles competition the Purple Eagles got victories from the teams of Ben Kirby and Kyler McQuillan 6-2, 6-4 over Erik and Kyle Herian; Chris Tabor and Michael Stilwell 6-2, 6-2 over Emma Duffy and Zachery Pisarski; and Dan Beam and Cristal Quintana 6-1, 6-3 over Patricia Bautista and Victoria Westlake.

Barker took the second and third singles matches as Tristan Payne outlasted Dyer Benjovsky 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 and Brian Hefferon edged Josh Metzler 6-3, 3-6, 7-6.

Holley 3, Kendall 2
Holley edged past rival Kendall 3-2 to improve to 7-2 in Genesee Region League action.

Corey Winter downed Devin Appleton 6-1, 6-2 at first singles and Brady Smith bested Mike Nundy 7-5, 6-3 at third singles.

The Hawks also took a three set win at second doubles as Brandon Moore and Dave Smith outlasted Rachel Ackles and Tesa Vick 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Kendall took the second singles match as Riley Iqbal downed Ian Penders 7-5, 6-1 and also the first doubles as Alyssa Hering and Anthony Washington bested Jake McAllister and John Rusin 6-1, 6-2.