N-O basketball race is tight five way battle

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 23 January 2022 at 3:51 pm

With the Niagara-Orleans boys basketball season reaching the halfway point this coming week five teams are currently bunched together in the title race.

Roy-Hart at 3-1 heads that tightly bunched group with defending champion Medina and Akron both at 2-1 and rivals Newfane and Wilson both at 3-2.

This week Roy-Hart visits Albion (0-3) on Tuesday and Wilson on Friday.

Medina meanwhile will host Wilson on Tuesday and Akron in a make-up contest on Thursday.

The week’s wrestling schedule will be highlighted by the annual Medina Gary Gross Memorial Tournament on Saturday.

The N-O swim season will wrap up with Boys All-League meet on Monday and the girls on Wednesday, both at Newfane.

Weekly Schedule
Boys Basketball – Lyndonville at Alexander, Barker at Holley, Perry at Kendall, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball – Medina at Wilson, Holley at Barker, 6 p.m.
Swimming – N-O Boys All-League meet at Newfane, 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball – Akron at Newfane, 6 p.m.; Wilson at Medina, Roy-Hart at Albion, RAC at Lyndonville, 6:30 p.m.; Pembroke at Holley, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball – Albion at Roy-Hart, Newfane at Akron, 6:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball – Barker at Tonawanda, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball – Elba at Lyndonville, Holley at Mt. Morris, 7 p.m.
Swimming – N-O Girls All-League meet at Newfane, 6 p.m.

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

Boys Basketball – Roy-Hart at Wilson, 6 p.m.; Barker at Medina, Albion at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball – Lyndonville at Pembroke, Elba at Holley, Kendall at Wheatland-Chili, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball – Roy-Hart vs. Starpoint at NCCC, 12 p.m.
Girls Basketball – Roy-Hart at Barker, 10 a.m.; Medina at Akron, 11:30 a.m.
Wrestling – Medina Gary Gross Memorial Wrestling Tournament, 9 a.m.

N-O Basketball Standings
Boys – Roy-Hart 3-1, Akron 2-1, Medina 2-1, Newfane 3-2, Wilson 3-2, Barker 1-4, Albion 0-3
Girls – Wilson 5-0, Newfane 4-1, Akron 2-1, Roy-Hart 1-2, Barker 1-3, Albion 0-3, Medina 0-3