Mustang booters blank Purple Eagles

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 17 September 2016 at 1:25 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Kristian Snyder of Medina/Lyndonville goes high to head the ball toward the goal. Surrounding the play are Joe Madejski (13), Nate Fearby (9) and Nate Smith (7) from Albion along with Trenton Jones (17) for the Mustangs. The action took place during the Mustangs win over the Purple Eagles this morning at Vets Park.


Albion’s Nate Scanlan and Medina/Lyndonville’s Andrew Houseman battle for control of the ball.

Exploding for two quick goals in the first seven minutes, Medina/Lyndonville went on to defeat rival Albion 3-1 this morning in a Niagara-Orleans League boys soccer game at Vets Park.

Kristian Snyder gave the Mustangs the 2-0 lead when he scored just 2:17 in off a turnover and again with just 6:36 gone off a corner by Ethan Leonard.

Snyder then completed his hat-trick by scoring again with 12:28 to go in the first half off a nice pass from Trenton Jones to give the Mustangs a 3-0 lead at the break. The goal was his 10th of the season.

Albion avoided the shutout when Nate Fearby scored with just 3:15 remaining in the second half off an assist from Nick Reed.

Medina/Lyndonville improves to 3-1 in the league and 5-1 overall while Albion slips to 2-2, 3-3-1.

Newfane 2, Akron 1
Defending champion Newfane stayed unbeaten at 4-0 by nipping Akron (0-4) 2-1.

Caleb Russell had a goal and an assist, Johnny Costanzo a goal and Max Weber an assist for the Panthers.

Newfane 4-0, Medina/Lyndonvile 3-1, Wilson 2-1, Albion 2-2, Roy-Hart 0-3, Akron 0-4


Albion’s Kendyll Hadick tries to go around Mustangs defender Jay Silversmith.


Elian Gonzalez of Medina/Lyndonville drives up field against Albion defenders Harrison Brown (16) and Joe Madejski (13).