Medina, Wilson booters split
Improving to 3-1, Medina/Lyndonville nipped host Wilson (0-3) 1-0 this afternoon in a Niagara-Orleans League boys soccer game.
Scott Barber scored the Mustangs lone goal on a header off a throw in by James Ianni 15 minutes into the second half.
Adam Hoot earned the shutout in goal.
Wilson did gain a split on the day by downing Medina 5-1 in an N-O girls contest at Vets Park.
Staying perfect at 5-0, Wilson jumped out to a 3-0 half-time advantage on goals by Kayla Neumann, Hannah Johnson and Marissa Seider. Kasey Neumann and Gina Godwin added second half goals.
Taylor Miller netted Medina’s lone goal in the second half.
The loss drops Medina to 2-3.
Albion 2, Newfane 1
Staying within a game of the top spot, Albion edged past Newfane 2-1 this afternoon as a second half goal by Mariah Elsenheimer snapped a 1-1 tie.
Abby Squicciarini scored for Albion and Savannah Jonathan for Newfane in the first half.
Justice Nauden and Jayne Bannister shared in earning the shut out for the Purple Eagles which also got a strong defensive effort from the quartet of Ally Page, Kelsey Schmitt, Arianna Smith and Mandi Covis.
The victory boosts Albion’s N-O record to 4-1 while Newfane slips to 3-2.
“That was a big win for us,” Albion coach Bruce Blanchard said. “We played really well. Our defense played excellent.”
Akron 9, CSAT 1
Akron likewise improved to 4-1 by downing Barker (0-5) 9-1 as Ashley Cummings, Caitlin Regan and Erica Papke each scored two goals.
CSAT 5, Albion 3
A big second half comeback bid fell just short as Albion (0-3) dropped a 5-3 decision to CSAT (2-2).
Trailing 4-0, Albion closed the gap to 4-3 on three straight penalty kick goals by Cam Usselman but the Purple Eagles could get no closer.
Medina, Roy-hart split
Medina split with Roy-Hart at Shelridge this afternoon earning each team a point in the N-O standings.
Gage Masters took medalist honors with a 39 for Medina (3-3-1) while Brendan Hess had a 49 for Roy-Hart (1-5-1).
Barker stayed perfect at 7-0 at the halfway point of the season by defeating Akron (4-3) as Alonzo St. Louis shot 43 and Mitch Luckman and Brad Wilson had rounds of 44.
Akron’s Noah Diebel took medalist honors with a 41.
Newfane (4-3) bested CSAT (0-7) 227-272 as Paul Tilyou and Aiden Herlan shared medalist honors with 43’s.
Wilson (5-2) took over second place in the standings with a 237-259 win over Albion (3-4).
John Krieger took medalist honors with a 43 and Connor Barleben had a 46 for Albion while Dominic Curcione and Zach Russell both shot 44 for Wilson.