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Mustangs tame Tigers; Rams romp

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 19 January 2018 at 10:01 pm

Defending champion Medina improved to 4-1 in Niagara-Orleans League boys basketball competition by downing host Akron 56-40 this evening.

Jalin Cooper scored a game high 25 points for Medina as Izaiah Rhim added 11, Mason Lewis 9, Alex Allis 3 and Brendan Luthart, Trenton Jones and Brian Fry 2 each.

Weylon Abrams scored 10 for Akron which slips to 1-4.

Trailing 13-10 after the first period, Medina rallied into a 25-18 half-time advantage as Lewis scored 5 and Allis and Cooper 3 each in the second period.

The Mustangs then built their advantage to 17, 42-25 at the three-quarter mark as Cooper netted 9 in the third period.

Medina next visits league leading Newfane in a key make-up game on Monday.

Roy-Hart 92, Barker 40
Roy-Hart snapped a season long four N-O game losing streak in a big way with a 92-40 romp over visiting Barker.

Jake Bruning scored 22, Noah Kindron 21, Charlie Bruning 19 and Quinten Koch 12 for the Rams which led 24-10 after one quarter, 45-25 at the half and 73-29 after three quarters .

Newfane 64, Wilson 34
Newfane maintained sole possession of the N-O lead at 5-0 by downing rival Wilson (3-2) 64-34.

Kyle DeVoogel scored 19, Max Weber 14 and Brandon Gross 13 for Newfane which led 22-13 at the half.

Steve Frerichs led Wilson with 8.

Oakfield-Alabama 76, Lyndonville 68
Oakfield-Alabama used a big fourth quarter rally to edge past visiting Lyndonville 76-68 in a Genesee Region League game.

Trailing 34-33 at the half and 58-55 after three quarters, the Hornets used a big 21-10 fourth quarter scoring surge to claim the win.

Ryan Douglas led the Hornets with a game high 32 points including 10 in both the second and third quarters.

Nathan Poler scored 16, Matt Hess 15, Nathan Dillenbeck and Kane Flynn 11 and Zach Johnson 9 for Lyndonville.

Poler scored 8 in the first quarter and 6 in the second while Hess netted 6 in both the third and fourth periods.

In one other G-R contest, Attica downed Holley 55-48.