Medina softball squad has new coach

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 3 April 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Mike Wertman – New Medina High varsity softball Coach Amber Cleaveland meets here with several of the Mustangs veteran players including Emily Kams, Emma Ambrose, Allison Bensley, Amanda McCauley and Hallie Seaman.

With new Coach Amber Cleaveland at the helm, the Medina varsity softball squad is prepping for the April 9 Niagara-Orleans League home opener against Newfane.

The veteran pitching duo of junior Allison Bensley and sophomore Emily Kams head Medina’s veteran contingent which also includes seniors Hallie Seaman (outfield), Amanda McCauley (infiedl/outfield), Bailey Allen (outfield) and Emma Ambrose (outfield).

The Mustangs lineup also includes seniors Nicole Blount (infield) and Brittany Schultz (infield); juniors Madison Wickham (outfield), Abigail Smith (catcher), Haylee Cogovan (infield), Davina Birch (infield/outfield), and Courtney Bailey (infield) along with freshmen Alisha Scroger (infield) and Destiny Satkowski (infield).

“We’re very young but we’ve got a lot of talent with some good pitching,” said Cleaveland who takes over the helm from Mark Kruzynski.

Medina’s Schedule

April 7 – at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.
April 9 – Newfane, 4:30 p.m.
April 10 – Grand Island, 4:30 p.m.
April 13 – at Albion, 4:30 p.m.
April 16 – CSAT, 4:30 p.m.
April 17 – at Barker, 4:30 p.m.
April 20 – Akron, 4:30 p.m.
April 22 – at Roy-Hart, 4:30 p.m.
April 24 – at Wilson, 4:30 p.m.
April 25 – at Depew Tournament, 10 a.m.
April 27 – Pembroke, 4:30 p.m.
April 29 – at Newfane, 5 p.m.
May 1 – Allbion, 4:30 p.m.
May 4 – at CSAT, 4:30 p.m.
May 6 – Barker, 5 p.m.
May 8 – at Akron, 4:30 p.m.
May 11 – Roy-Hart, 4:30 p.m.
May 14 – Wilson, 4:30 p.m.