Mustangs claim N-O diamond title outright with win over Rams

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 May 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos By Cheryl Wertman – Matt Riemer helped to hurl and hit the Mustangs to a key victory over Roy-Hart this evening at Gasport to lock up outright possession of the Niagara-Orleans League championship.

Putting a lock on outright possession of their first Niagara-Orleans League baseball championship since 1995, Medina posted a 7-1 victory over Roy-Hart under the lights as Gasport this evening.

Matt Riemer hurled a 3 hitter with 7 strikeouts to set the pace for Medina which improves to 11-2 in N-O competition.

Medina, which clinched at least a tie for the title Friday with a win over Akron, jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead. The Mustangs scored once in the first on an RBI single by Jason Hellwig and three times in the second highlighted by a two-run double by Quentin Adkins. A single by Lawson Fenton and an error also aided the uprising.

The Mustangs later scored twice in the sixth on a wild pitch and an RBI single by Riemer, his second hit of the night. A bunt single by Hellwig and a single by Kyle Herman ignited that two-out uprising.

The loss drops Roy-Hart to 6-7.

Aaron Metz makes a diving catch in right field for Roy-Hart.

Albion 9, Barker 4

Aaron Burnside, Evan Pappalardo, Trey Hart and Dominic DiCureia each banged out 2 hits to lead Albion (8-5) to a 9-4 win over Barker (4-9).

DiCureia drove in a total of 3 runs on the day and Hart 2.

The Purple Eagles put a lock on the win by erupting for 5 runs in the sixth inning.

Austin Loyd picked up the win on the mound.

Newfane 10, CSAT 5

Taking over sole possession of second place, Newfane (9-4) scored a key 10-5 win over CSAT (8-5).

Leading by a narrow 6-5 margin, Newfane put a lock on the win by scoring four times in the sixth inning highlighted by a three-run triple by Derek Srock.

Tyler Jurek had 3 hits and 3 RBIs on the day for Newfane as Tyler Ribbeck added 2 hits and Nick Olay an RBI double.

Akron 14, Wilson 5

Akron (6-7) used a big 7 run fourth inning to key a 14-5 win over Wilson (0-13).

A two-run single by Will Warner highlighted the decisive inning for Akron which also got 2 hits on the day from Connor Riggs, winning pitcher Caleb Martin and Jake Clark.

On the mound, Martin scattered 8 hits and struck out 10.

Byron-Bergen/Elba 8, Kendall 6 (9)

Byron-Bergen pushed across 2 runs in the ninth inning to outlast host Kendall 8-6 in a Genesee Region League game.

Kendall had tied the contest at 6-6 on a two-run double by Cody Spellan in the bottom of the eighth inning.

Spellan and Mookie Nauden both had 3 hits on the day for Kendall as Zach Vogt and Colton Breslawski each had 2.