Medina youth gridders win two; Albion splits with Akron

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 14 September 2014 at 12:00 am

Medina took two out of three games from host Roy-Hart Saturday in Niagara Orleans Football Association action.

The Medina Colts won the Mini Division game 27-0 and the Medina Broncos took the JV Division contest 41-20. Roy-Hart nipped the Medina Stallions 14-12 in the Varsity Division game.

Albion split a pair of contests against Akron. Albion won the Mini Division game 54-0 while Akron took the JV Division contest 33-0. There was no Varsity Division game.

Mini Division

Medina Colts 27, Roy-Hart 0
Aiden Pitts rushed for 190 yards, including touchdown carries of 59, 40 and 60 yards, to lead the Medina Colts past Roy-Hart.

Lavonn Guy also had a 64 yard touchdown run while Gauge Moore, Chris Johnson and Dominic Larabee all chipped in with extra points.

On defense, Robert Arnold had 5 tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery; Johnson 5 tackles; Caiden Class and Larabee fumble recoveries and Sawyer Kingsbury and Josh Wilson 3 tackles each.

Albion 54, Akron 0
Amari Jones scored a total of seven touchdowns to lead Albion past Akron. He rushed for a total of 225 yards including TD carries of 54, 20, 55 and 62 yards. He also had TD passes of 38 yards to Javon Jones, 25 to Jacob Hughson and 4 to Brayden Cox. Hughson also rushed for 72 yards including a 20 yard TD carry. Hughson and Javon Jones each added extra points.

Defensively, Javon Jones had 8 tackles and a fumble recovery, Amari Jones 7 tackles and an interception, Hughson 4 tackles and Bryden McMurray 3 tackles and a fumble recovery.

JV Division

Medina Broncos 41, Roy-Hart 20
Brian Fry had a total of 203 yards rushing and scored four touchdowns to pace the Medina Broncos past Roy-Hart. Fry had TD runs of 2, 23 and 46 yards and also returned a kickoff for a score. Iverson Poole also had a 5 yard TD run.

Xander Payne had a fumble recovery and Emmanual Taylor 4 tackles for the Broncos defense.

Akron 33, Albion 0
Jahmeek Riley and Tony Freeman each had 5 tackles, Chris Porter 4 and Kobe Pugsley 3 for the Albion defense. Freeman also rushed for 41 yards.

Varsity Division

Roy-Hart 14, Medina Stallions 12
Rickie Pitts Jr. had a kickoff return for one touchdown and Matt Saj caught a pass from quarterback Christian Silversmith for the other score for the Medina Stallions.