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Medina, Barker girls battle to overtime tie; Albion blanks CSAT

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 18 September 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Martha Gardner (3) heads the ball over Barker’s Heather Potter during this afternoon’s overtime tie game at Vets Park.

One hundred minutes of soccer failed to produce a goal as Medina and Barker battled to a 0-0 double overtime tie this afternoon in a Niagara-Orleans League girls soccer game at Vets Park.

Barker goalie Lindsey Williams made a clutch diving save with a couple of minutes remaining in regulation time to help preserve the tie.

Medina is now 2-3-1 and Barker 0-5-1.

In other N-O action, Albion blanked host CSAT 4-0, Wilson took over sole possession of first place by nipping rival Newfane 2-1 and Akron downed Roy-Hart 11-0.

In a Genesee Region League contest Byron-Bergen defeated host Lyndonville 4-1.

Albion 4, CSAT 0
Snapping a two game losing streak, Albion blanked host CSAT 4-0 to regain the .500 mark in N-O action at 3-3.

Mariah Elsenheimer and Emily Blanchard both scored a goal in each half to lead the attack for Albion.

Elsenheimer, Jayne Bannister and Nicole Eldred also each had an assist.

Wilson 2, Newfane 1
A goal by Kayla Neumann with 3:45 remaining, off an assist from Emily Patterson, lifted Wilson (6-0) past Newfane (5-1) 2-1 in the key battle for the N-O lead.

Patterson had given Wilson a 1-0 lead with 12:55 remaining in the second half off an assist from Lauren Austin.

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Andrea Toussaint (9) battles with Barker’s Taylor Morris (8) for control of the ball as Medina’s Madison Wickham (4) moves in.

Newfane battled back to knot the contest with five minutes to go on a goal by Emily Foltz but Wilson answered right back with the game winner by Neumann.

Akron 11, Roy-Hart 0
Paige Buscaglia scored three goals while Erica Papke, Katie Apholz and Cailin Regan each netted two to lead Akron (4-1) past Roy-Hart (1-5) 11-0.

Byron-Bergen 4, Lyndonville 1
Breaking away from a 1-1 deadlock, Byron-Bergen scored three unanswered second half goals to defeat host Lyndonville 4-1.

Aubrey Lewis scored the lone goal for Lyndonville which slips to 2-4 in G-R action.