N-O All League wrestling tourney to cap week

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 6 January 2019 at 9:35 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Amilcar Morales and his Purple Eagle teammates will host front-running Newfane on Wednesday and the annual Niagara-Orleans All-League meet on Saturday.

The annual Niagara-Orleans All-League wrestling tournament, which will be held at Albion on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m., will cap off the upcoming week of area high school sports competition.

Heading into Wednesday’s final round of N-O wrestling dual meet competition, defending champion Newfane is leading the title race at 4-0. The Panthers will visit 3-1 Albion in Wednesday’s key match. Akron, which is also at 3-1, will take on 1-3 Wilson while 1-3 Medina visits 0-4 Roy-Hart/Barker in the other matches.

N-O girls basketball competition on Tuesday will feature a clash of unbeatens as 4-0 Wilson visits 3-0 Albion at 7 p.m.

N-O boys basketball action will be highlighted by Tuesday’s Albion (2-1) at Wilson (2-0) contest. That same evening, front-running Medina (3-0) will host Roy-Hart (0-2).

In N-O boys swimming, 5-1 Roy-Hart will host 6-0 Albion in a key battle for first place at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

In Genesee Region League boys basketball action, undefeated Division II leading  Lyndonville (5-0, 9-0) will host Holley on Tuesday and then visit undefeated Division I leading Alexander (5-0) on Thursday.

Weekly Schedule
Girls Basketball: Holley at Barker, 6:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Albion at Wilson, 6 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Medina, Newfane at Akron, 6:30 p.m.; Holley at Lyndonville, Byron-Bergen at Kendall, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Akron at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.; Medina at Roy-Hart, Wilson at Albion, 7 p.m.
Swimming: Akron at Medina, Albion at Roy-Hart, Newfane at Barker, 4:30 p.m.
Wrestling: Alexander at Lyndonville, Holley-Kendall at Byron-Bergen, 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Byron-Bergen at Barker, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Kendall at Byron-Bergen, 6:30 p.m.
Wrestling: Medina at Roy-Hart/Barker, Akron at Wilson, Newfane at Albion, 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Lyndonville at Alexander, Kendall at Holley, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: North Tonawanda at Medina, Albion at Barker, Newfane at Wilson, 6:30 p.m.
Swimming: Albion at Barker, Roy-Hart at Akron, Medina at Newfane, 4:30 p.m.

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

Boys Basketball: RAC at Kendall, 6 p.m.
Wrestling: N-O All-League Tournament at Albion, 9 a.m.; Holley-Kendall at Eastridge Duals

N-O Standings
Boys Basketball: Medina 3-0, Wilson 2-0, Albion 2-1, Newfane 1-1, Akron 1-2, Roy-Hart 0-2, Barker 0-3
Girls Basketball: Wilson 4-0, Albion 3-0, Medina 2-2, Newfane 1-1, Akron 1-2, Barker 0-3, Roy-Hart 0-3
Boys Swimming: Albion 6-0, Roy-Hart 5-1, Medina 3-3, Akron 2-4, Barker 2-4, Newfane 0-6
Girls Swimming: Roy-Hart 6-0, Akron 4-2, Medina 4-2, Newfane 3-3, Barker 1-5, Albion 0-6
Wrestling: Newfane 4-0, Akron 3-1, Albion 3-1, Medina 1-3, Wilson 1-3, Roy-Hart/Barker 0-4

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