Mustangs face busy week of makeup games

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 3 February 2019 at 8:15 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Medina’s Vincent Montague drives between Newfane defenders Caden Gibson and Jarrett Gilson during the earlier season meeting between the teams at Newfane. The Mustangs, who won that contest in overtime, will host the Panthers in a key makeup game on Monday.

Having been snowed and or frozen out of playing two key Niagara-Orleans League games last week, the front-running Medina boys basketball squad now faces makeup contests against those foes, Albion and Newfane, this week plus a third league matchup against Roy-Hart.

Medina will host Newfane at 6:30 p.m. Monday and visit Albion at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday for the makeup games. The Mustangs will also visit Roy-Hart at 7 p.m. Tuesday in a regularly scheduled N-O contest and visit Buffalo Science in a non league game Thursday.

The Mustangs at 7-0 in N-O competition, currently hold a half game lead over Wilson (7-1), a two-game edge over Newfane (5-2) and a three game bulge over Albion (4-3). Wilson will visit Albion on Tuesday and then host Newfane Friday.

The Medina girls squad will play makeup games at Newfane on Monday at 6:30 p.m.and at home against Albion on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and will also host Roy-Hart on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m..

The Lyndonville boys squad fresh from a key 52-41 win at Elba on Friday now faces another key Genesee Region League Division II contest as the Tigers visit Notre Dame at 7 p.m. Thursday.

The Tigers took over sole possession of the Division II lead with the win at Elba to improve to 10-1 in the league and 15-1 overall.

Weekly Schedule
Boys Basketball: Newfane at Medina, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Rochester Prep at Kendall, 6 p.m.; Medina at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.; Attica at Lyndonville, Byron-Bergen at Holley, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Akron at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.; Medina at Roy-Hart, Wilson at Albion, Elba at Kendall, Attica at Holley, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Albion at Wilson, 6 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Medina, Newfane at Akron, 6:30 p.m.; Elba at Lyndonville, 7 p.m.
Swimming: N-O vs. G-R girls meet at Gates-Chili, 5:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Kendall at Elba, Holley at Attica, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Roy-Hart at Akron, 6:30 p.m.; Lyndonville at Notre Dame, Holley at Oakfield-Alabama, Medina at Buffalo Science, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Medina at Lew-Port, Wheatland-Chili at Kendall, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Newfane at Wilson, 6 p.m.; Albion at Barker, 7 p.m.; Kendall at Pavilion, 7:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Wilson at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.; Notre Dame at Lyndonville, Holley at Oakfield-Alabama, Barker at Albion, Akron at Roy-Hart, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Medina at Albion, 11:30 a.m.; Wheatland-Chili at Lyndonville, 5 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Albion at Medina, 11:30 a.m.; Rochester Academy at Kendall, 12 p.m.

N-O Standings
Boys Basketball: Medina 7-0, Wilson 7-1, Newfane 5-2, Albion 4-3, Akron 2-5, Roy-Hart 1-7, Barker 0-8
Girls Basketball: Wilson 10-0, Albion 6-1, Medina 5-3, Akron 3-4, Newfane 2-5, Barker 1-7, Roy-Hart 1-8.

G-R Standings
Boys Basketball
Division I: Alexander 9-2, Attica 7-4, Oakfield-Alabama 6-5, Pembroke 6-6, Byron-Bergen 4-7, Holley 1-11.
Division II: Lyndonville 10-1, Elba 9-2, Notre Dame 5-5, Kendall 4-7, Wheatland-Chili 0-11.
Girls Basketball
Division I: Oakfield-Alabama 7-4, Attica 6-4, Pembroke 6-5, Byron-Bergen 5-6, Alexander 4-7, Holley 2-9.
Division II: Elba 10-0, Notre Dame 9-1, Wheatland-Chili 8-3, Kendall 1-9, Lyndonville 0-10.