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Mustangs top Purple Eagles to hold share of N-O soccer lead; Kendall bests Attica

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 20 September 2019 at 9:19 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Zac Albright and Medina/Lyndonville’s Nate Sherman battle to control the ball during the Mustangs win over the host Purple Eagles this evening.

Maintaining a share of first place, Medina/Lyndonville blanked host Albion 2-0 this evening in a key Niagara-Orleans League boys soccer game.

The victory boosts Medina/Lyndonville’s N-O record to 4-1 and keeps the Mustangs deadlocked for first place with Newfane which downed rival Wilson 2-1.

The loss drops Albion to 2-2 in the league.

Medina/Lyndonville’s Nathan Dillenbeck battles for the ball with Albion’s Jacob Thom.

In the other N-O contest, Roy-Hart stayed just a half game off the pace at 3-1 by defeating visiting Akron 5-0.

Nathan Dillenbeck scored what proved to be the game winning goal for Medina/Lyndonville on a line drive shot from about 20 yards out at 31:50 of the first half.

The Mustangs then got a big insurance goal when Jacob Corser scored on a rebound shot with 4:26 to go in the second half as AJ Seefeldt earned the assist.

Zach Fike earned the shutout in goal for the Mustangs.

(Click here to see Albion goalie Omar Peterson punch out a save from a Medina corner kick.)

(Click here to see Medina/Lyndonville goalie Zach Fike punch out a save from an Albion direct kick.)

Roy-Hart 5, Akron 0
Aidan Bligh scored two goals for Roy-Hart as Trent Choate, Noah Stern and Peter Martillotta each chipped in with one,

Roy-Hart led 2-0 at the half.

Kendall 3, Attica 0
Kendall evened its Genesee Region League boys soccer record at 2-2-1 with s 3-0 victory over visiting Attica.

Derek Edick scored what proved to be the game winner for Kendall in the first half off an assist from Nick Richardson.

Kendall then got a big save on a penalty kick by goalie Mason Kuhn to preserve the narrow lead. Kuhn made 9 saves on the evening.

The Eagles opened up a little breathing room in the second half on another goal by Edick.

A goal by Richardson then put a firm lock on the victory as the Eagles improve to 3-2-1 overall.

Pembroke 1, Holley 0 OT
Avenging an early season 4-0 loss, Pembroke upended host Holley 1-0 in overtime this evening.

Holley is now 4-1 in G-R action and 5-2 overall.

Albion’s Juan Santiago is surrounded by Medina/Lyndonville’s trio of AJ Seefeldt, Jack Whipple and Hunter Heil as he tries to advance the ball.