Mustangs, Purple Eagles post key N-O soccer wins as Panthers edge past Rams

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 17 September 2019 at 8:40 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – AJ Seefeldt heads the ball toward the goal for Medina/Lyndonville as Even Liss defends for the Akron during the Mustangs win over the host Tigers this afternoon.

Medina/Lyndonville and Albion both scored key road victories this afternoon which combined with Newfane’s 3-2 win over host Roy-Hart this evening throws the Niagara-Orleans League boys soccer title race into a tight four way battle.

Medina/Lyndonvlle blanked Akron 3-0 and Albion nipped Wilson 1-0.

Those results, combined with the Newfane win, leaves Medina/Lyndonville and Newfane deadlocked for first place at 3-1 with Albion and Roy-Hart both just a half game off the pace at 2-1.

Medina/Lyndonville took a 1-0 lead in the first half as Nathan Dillenbeck scored with 6:36 remaining.

The Mustangs then locked up the victory on second half goals by AJ Seefeldt at 33:05 off an assist from Dillenbeck and by Roman Heinsler at 22:11 from Alex Barry.

Zach Fike earned the shutout in goal.

(Click here to see a shot on goal from Jacob Corser for Medina/Lyndonville.)

Albion made a lone goal scored early in the second half by Angel Rosario off an assist from Juan Santiago stand up for the narrow win over Wilson.

Newfane took a 2-1 lead over Roy-Hart at the half on a goal by Jeremy Foltz with just 44 seconds to go.

The Panthers then got what proved to be the game winner in the second half by Trevor Heschke for a 3-1 lead.

Trent Choate and Noah Stern each scored a goal for Roy-Hart.

Russell Stephens moves the ball up field for Medina/Lyndonville against Akron defender Caleb Suckow.

N-O Golf
Wilson improved to 4-3 in N-O competition with  238-266 win over Roy-Hart (1-8) at Willowbrook.

Patrick Seeley took medalist honors with a 44 for Wilson as Lilly Sanborn and Sam Georgal shot 48 and Nathan Meyers and Josh Seider 49.

Carter Green had a 45 for Roy-Hart.

Willowbrook also hosted the N-O League’s Novice Tournament and the top three finishers were Trace Hill (Akron), Aiden Romesser (Akron) and Tyler McCoy (Newfane).