Medina downs rival Albion in N-O softball

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 21 May 2021 at 10:16 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Ryan Olles slides into third base as Medina’s Emma Roush awaits the throw. The action took place during the Mustangs win over the host Purple Eagles this evening.

Medina opened Niagara-Orleans League softball competition with a 14-10 win over host rival Albion this evening.

Faith Oberther had a single, double and triple, Brooklyn Brown a single and a home run and Tessa Boyce a single and double to lead the offense for Medina which scored 8 runs in the fourth inning.

Kenzi Hapeman had three hits, including a triple, Faith Woody two, including a double, and Bryne Dysard two for Albion which scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh.

In the other N-O contests, Akron (2-0) defeated Barker (0-2) 19-2 and Roy-Hart (1-1) downed  Newfane (0-2) 14-2.

Reanna Perkins hurled a three hitter with 18 strikeouts for Roy-Hart. She also had a double and a home run at the plate.

Juliana Buscarino and Ellie James also both had two hits for the Lady Rams.

Medina’s Brooklyn Brown stretches to take a throw to get the out at first base on Leah Pritchard.