N-O diamond title race heads into stretch run

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 8 May 2022 at 8:47 am

A three way race for the Niagara-Orleans League baseball championship will begin heading into the stretch run this week.

Roy-Hart at 6-1 currently holds a half game lead over 6-2 Medina and two game advantage over 6-3 Akron.

Roy-Hart will face Barker in a home-and-home series on Monday (at Barker) and Wednesday and will then entertain Akron on Friday. The Rams will then close out the N-O season by visiting Akron on May 17 and Albion on May 18. Albion will also host Akron on May 19.

Medina faces a home-and-home series against Wilson on Monday (at Wilson) and Wednesday. The Mustangs will then close out the N-O campaign with a home-and-home series against Barker on May 18 and 19.

Undefeated at 8-0 and currently holding a two game lead, the Roy-Hart softball squad will close out the N-O campaign with four games this week. The Lady Rams will host Wilson on Monday, Barker on Tuesday, Albion on Wednesday and visit Barker on Friday.

The Lyndonville softball squad, which is off to an 11-0 start to the season, also faces a busy week of four Genesee Region League contests. The Lady Tigers will visit Pembroke on Monday, host Wheatland-Chili on Wednesday and visit Notre Dame on Friday and Byron-Bergen on Saturday.

In N-O girls track the title will be decided on Tuesday in a clash of unbeatens as 5-0 Akron hosts 5-0 Newfane.

Weekly Schedule
Baseball – Medina at Wilson, Albion at Newfane, Roy-Hart at Barker, 4:45 p.m.; Pembroke at Lyndonville, Holley at Elba, 5 p.m.
Softball – Akron at Medina, Wilson at Roy-Hart, Barker at Newfane, 4:45 p.m.; Lyndonville at Pembroke, Elba at Holley, Kendall at Wheatland-Chili, 5 p.m.
Tennis – Roy-Hart at Wilson, Newfane at Barker, Akron at Medina, Alexander at Holley, Kendall at Attica, 4 p.m.

Baseball – Byron-Bergen at Holley, 5 p.m.
Softball – Northstar at Kendall, 4:30 p.m.; Barker at Roy-Hart, Newfane at Akron, 4:45 p.m.
Tennis – Wilson at Medina, Oakfield-Alabama at Kendall, 4 p.m.
Golf – Pembroke at Holley, Wheatland-Chili at Kendall, 3:30 p.m.
Track – Roy-Hart at Medina, Albion at Wilson, Newfane at Akron, 4:30 p.m.
Lacrosse – Medina at Eden, 7 p.m.

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

Baseball – Kendall at Attica, 5 p.m.
Softball – Barker at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.; Attica at Holley, Alexander at Kendall, 5 p.m.
Tennis – Holley at Kendall, 4 p.m.
Track – Wilson at Roy-Hart, 4:30 p.m.
Lacrosse – Medina at Gowanda, 5 p.m.

Baseball – Barker at Albion, Akron at Roy-Hart, Newfane at Wilson, 4:45 p.m.; Notre Dame at Lyndonville, Pembroke at Holley, 5 p.m.; Medina at Depew, 7 p.m.
Softball – Roy-Hart at Barker, 4:45 p.m.; Lyndonville at Notre Dame, Holley at Pembroke, 5 p.m.; Newfane at Albion, 7:15 p.m.
Tennis – Attica at Holley, Barker at Roy-Hart, 4 p.m.

Baseball – Kendall at Northstar, 12 p.m.
Softball – Lyndonville at Byron-Bergen, 11 a.m.

N-O Standings
Baseball – Roy-Hart 6-1, Medina 6-2, Akron 6-3, Albion 3-4, Barker 2-5, Newfane 2-6, Wilson 2-6
Softball – Roy-Hart 8-0, Barker 4-2, Wilson 6-3, Akron 5-4, Albion 4-6, Medina 2-8, Newfane 1-7
Tennis – Akron 11-0, Wilson 7-3, Barker 6-4, Albion 5-5, Newfane 4-5, Roy-Hart 1-8, Medina 0-9
Boys Track – Albion 5-0, Wilson 3-0, Roy-Hart 2-1-1, Medina 2-1, Newfane 1-2-1, Akron 1-4, Barker 0-6
Girls Track – Akron 5-0, Newfane 5-0, Roy-Hart 2-2, Medina 2-3, Wilson 1-3, Albion 1-4, Barker 1-5