Mustang cagers facing key week

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 8 January 2018 at 8:52 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Trenton Jones and his Mustang teammates have two key Niagara-Orleans League games this coming week as the Mustangs host Wilson on Tuesday and visit Newfane on Friday.

It’s early in the season but two-time defending champion Medina faces a pair of key contests this coming week in Niagara-Orleans League boys basketball competition against undefeated foes.

Medina, Newfane and Wilson are currently tied for the N-O lead at 2-0 and the Mustangs face both the Panthers and the Lakemen this week. Medina hosts Wilson on Tuesday and then visits Newfane on Friday.

The N-O wrestling champion will be crowned this week as Albion hosts the annual All-League Tournament on Saturday.  Defending champion Newfane currently leads the standings at 4-0 followed by Akron at 3-1. The Panthers visit Medina (2-2) and the Tigers host Barker/Roy-Hart (0-4) in the regular season finales on Wednesday.

In Genesee Region League basketball action Lyndonville visits Holley in a girls contest on Tuesday. The Tigers will then host the Hawks in a boys game on Wednesday.

Weekly Schedule
Boys Basketball: Kendall at Attica, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Wilson at Medina, 6:30 p.m.; Albion at Roy-Hart, Newfane at Barker, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Medina at Wilson, 6 p.m.; Barker at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Albion, Lyndonville at Holley, Byron-Bergen at Kendall, 7 p.m.
Swimming: Medina at Albion, Roy-Hart at Barker, Akron at Newfane, 4:30 p.m.
Wrestling: Lyndonville at Alexander, 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Holley at Lyndonville, Kendall at Byron-Bergen, 7 p.m.
Wrestling: Newfane at Medina, Wilson at Albion, Barker/Roy-Hart at Akron, Byron-Bergen at Holley-Kendall, 6 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Newfane at Medina, Albion at Barker, Akron at Roy-Hart, 6:30 p.m.; Kendall at Holley, Lyndonville at Alexander, 7 p.m.
Swimming: Medina at Roy-Hart, Newfane at Albion, Akron at Barker, 4:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Medina at Newfane, Roy-Hart at Akron, 6:30 pm.; Barker at Albion, Alexander at Lyndonvlle, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Wilson at Barker, 6:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Rochester Prep at Kendall, 12 p.m.
Swimming: Medina at Newfane, 10 a.m.
Wrestling: N-O All-League Tournament at Albion, 9 a.m.; Lyndonville at Lockport Tournament,; Holley-Kendall at Eastridge

N-O Standings
Boys Basketball: Newfane 2-0, Medina 2-0, Wilson 2-0, Akron 1-2, Albion 1-2, Barker 0-1, Roy-Hart 0-3
Girls Basketball: Newfane 3-0, Akron 2-0, Albion 1-1, Wilson 1-2, Barker 0-1, Medina 0-1, Roy-Hart 0-2
Boys Swimming: Albion 5-1, Barker 5-1, Medina 3-2, Akron 1-3-1, Roy-Hart 1-4, Newfane 0-4-1
Girls Swimming: Akron 5-0, Roy-Hart 4-1, Newfane 3-2, Barker 3-3, Medina 1-4, Albion 0-5
Wrestling: Newfane 4-0, Akron 3-1, Albion 2-2, Medina 2-2, Wilson 1-3, Barker/Roy-Hart 0-4