Medina boys win; Albion bows in N-O X-C

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 13 October 2020 at 8:33 pm

Photos by Tom Rivers – Akron’s Lauren Wagner, left, heads toward a win at today’s tri-meet at Barker. At the right Albion’s Reuben Rivers is in route to a win in the boys race.

Medina defeated visiting Wilson 17-44 this afternoon to improve to 2-0 in Niagara-Orleans League boys cross-country competition.

Cameron Castanon won the race for Medina as his teammates Arian Cayea and Gabe Mark finished second and third.

Al Schultz placed fourth for Wilson which is now 1-2.

The Medina girls won the girls race by disqualification as Wilson’s top four runners took a wrong turn and went off course.

The host Barker boys defeated Albion 25-36 and Akron 20-41 to improve to 2-1. Akron also downed Albion 25-36.

Albion’s Reuben Rivers won the race as his teammate Landin Chaffee finished second.

Akron’s John Chubb placed third followed by the Barker duo of Mason Allee-Castro and Evan Taylor.

In the girls race, Akron defeated Albion 22-38 and Barker 20-37. Barker also nipped Albion 27-28.

Akron’s Lauren Wagner won the race as Albion’s Alanna Holman placed second and Akron’s Kayla Murray third.

The Newfane boys improved to 2-0 by downing Roy-Hart 20-43.

Roy-Hart’s Jay Heideman won the race as the Newfane duo of Nick Baes and Jayden Reynolds placed second and third.

Newfane also downed Roy-Hart 15-50 in the girls race. The Lady Panthers were led by the 1-2-3 finish of Kylie Bowman, Taylor Heschke and Leah Siegmann.