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N-O diamond front-runners to meet

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 24 April 2016 at 12:00 am

Photo By Cheryl Wertman – Barker and Roy-Hart will collide in a key Niagara-Orleans baseball league home-and-home series this week. Here Barker’s Ryan Voss (6) takes a throw as Albion’s Kyle Smith slides into second during a game last week. Backing up the play for the Raiders is Chauncy Mckee.

A home-and-home series between two of the Niagara-Orleans baseball League’s three front-runners Barker and Roy-Hart will highlight the upcoming week’s high school diamond action.

Barker and Albion are currently tied for first place at 5-1 while Roy-Hart is just a half game off the pace at 4-1.

Roy-Hart will host Barker on Monday and the Rams will then visit the Raiders on Wednesday.

Albion will likewise face home-and -home series with Wilson (2-2) on Wednesday and Thursday. The Purple Eagles will then host rival Medina on Friday.

Albion and Medina will also meet in a home-and-home softball series this week. The Mustangs will host Monday’s game and the Purple Eagles Friday’s contest.

In Genesee Region League baseball action, Lyndonville (2-1) will host Holley/Kendall (3-1) in a key contest on Thursday.

Monday
Baseball – Alexander at Holley/Kendall, 4:30 p.m.; Barker at Roy-Hart, Medina at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Northstar, Notre Dame at Kendall, 4:30 p.m.; Newfane at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.; Wheatland-Chili at Albion, 6 p.m.
Tennis – Wilson at Albion, Barker at Akron, Newfane at Medina, World of Inquiry at Kendall, 4 p.m.
Lacrosse– Eden at Medina, 5 p.m.

Tuesday
Baseball – Elba/Byron-Bergen at Lyndonville, Holley/Kendall at Notre Dame, 4:30 p.m.
Softball – Holley at Kendall, Lyndonville at Alexander, 4:30 p.m.; Wilson at Medina, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Medina at Akron, 4:30 p.m.
Track – Wilson at Albion, Akron at Newfane, 4:15 p.m.; Medina at Roy-Hart, 4:30 p.m.
Golf – Churchville-Chili at Kendall, 4 p.m.

Wednesday
Baseball – Medina at Newfane, Albion at Wilson, CSAT at Akron, Roy-Hart at Barker, 4:45 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Kendall, Pembroke at Holley, 4:30 p.m.; Wilson at Albion, Newfane at Medina, Barker at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.; Akron at CSAT, 5 p.m.
Tennis – Roy-Hart at Albion, Newfane at Akron, 4 p.m.; Medina at Barker, 4:30 p.m.
Track – Holley at Attica, Kendall at Wheatland-Chili, 4:30 p.m.
Lacrosse – Akron at Medina, 7 p.m.

Thursday
Baseball – Holley/Kendall at Lyndonville, 4:30 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Holley, Attica at Kendall, 4:30 p.m.
Track – Albion at Akron, Barker at Medina, Roy-Hart at Wilson, 4:15 p.m.

Friday
Baseball – Albion at Medina, Wilson at Barker, CSAT at Roy-Hart, 4:45 p.m.; Akron at Newfane, 5 p.m.
Softball – Bishop Kearney at Kendall, 4:30 p.m.; Medina at Albion, Barker at Wilson, Roy-Hart at CSAT, Newfane at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Wheatland-Chili at Holley, Pembroke at Kendall, Wilson at Akron, 4 p.m.; Medina at Roy-Hart, 4:30 p.m.
Lacrosse– Medina at Salamanca, 5:30 p.m.

Saturday
Softball – Lake Placid at Albion, 9:30 a.m.; Medina at Depew Tournament

N-O Standings

Baseball: Albion 5-1, Barker 5-1, Roy-Hart 4-1, Wilson 2-2, CSAT 2-3, Akron 2-4, Medina 2-4, Newfane 0-6.
Softball: Akron 5-0, Roy-Hart 4-2, Albion 3-2, Barker 3-3, Newfane 3-3, Medina 2-2, Wilson 1-4, CSAT 0-5.
Tennis: Albion 6-0, Akron 4-1, Medina 4-1, Newfane 2-3, Wilson 2-3, Barker 0-5, Roy-Hart 0-5.
Boys Track: Roy-Hart 2-0, Wilson 2-0, Albion 1-0, Akron 0-0-1, Barker 0-1-1, Medina 0-2, Newfane 0-2.
Girls Track: Wilson 2-0, Akron 1-0, Albion 1-0, Barker 1-1, Newfane 1-1, Medina 0-2, Roy-Hart 0-2.

Class C Division Lacrosse Standings

Akron 7-0, Gowanda/SilverCreek 8-1, East Aurora 6-2, Eden 34, Medina 4-5, Salamanca 3-5, Wilson 0-6, Lew-Port 0-8.