N-O field hockey rival to meet in key contest

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 1 October 2017 at 7:37 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Longtime rivals Akron and Barker will collide in a key Niagara-Orleans League field hockey game on Tuesday at Barker. Akron’s Abby Stone and Barker’s Madison Gancsz will help lead their teams in the contest.

Akron will look to put a virtual lock on a second straight title when the Lady Tigers visit perennial rival Barker in a key Niagara-Orleans League field hockey game at 4:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Akron brings a perfect 7-0 record into the contest while Barker is close behind at 6-1.  The Lady Tigers handed the Lady Raiders their only loss of the season to date by a 2-1 score earlier in the season at Akron.

The undefeated (12-0) Medina golf team will look to lock up the N-O championship with a high finish at the All-League tournament on Tuesday at Willowbrook. The Mustangs hold a commanding six point lead over runner-up Albion (9-3) heading into the tourney.

The Medina girls volleyball squad will look to move up[ a notch in the N-O standings as the 3-3 Mustangs host 4-2 Wilson on Monday and then visit 4-2 Roy-Hart on Wednesday.

On the gridiron the B-2 Division title will be on the line when Albion visits Dunkirk at 7:30 p.m. Friday in a key clash of unbeatens. The Purple Eagles are 4-0 in the division and 5-0 overall while the Mauraders are 3-0, 5-0.

Medina/Lyndonville will visit Alden at 7 p.m. Friday in a B-3 Division contest.

Two Saturday afternoon games will have streaking Newfane (4-1) facing Roy-Hart/Barker (1-4) at Barker and Holley (2-3) taking on Oakfield-Alabama/Elba at Elba as the Hawks seek a third straight victory.

Weekly Schedule
Boys Soccer: Holley at Roy-Hart, Kendall at Marion, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer: Notre Dame at Medina, 5 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Notre Dame at Albion, Wilson at Medina, 6:30 p.m.

Girls Soccer: Medina at Newfane, Akron at Wilson, Holley at World of Inquiry, 4:30 pm.; Kendall at Alexander, Roy-Hart at Albion, 6:30 p.m.
Field Hockey: Wilson at Newfane, Akron at Barker, 4:45 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Medina, 7:15 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Lyndonville at Notre Dame, Byron-Bergen at Holley, 6:30 p.m.
Golf: N-O All-League Tournament at Willowbrook
Cross-Country: Roy-Hart and Albion at Wilson, Medina at Akron, Newfane at Barker, 4:45 p.m.

Boys Soccer: Newfane at Medina/Lyndonville, Akron at Wilson, 4:30 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Albion, Wheatland-Chili at Holley, Kendall at Byron-Bergen, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer: Northstar at Kendall, 5:30 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Wilson at Albion, Medina at Roy-Hart, Newfane at Akron, 6:30 p.m.

Boys Soccer: Medina/Lyndonville at Oracle, 4:30 p.m.
Girls Soccer: Wilson at Albion, Akron at Barker, Holley at Pembroke, 4:30 p.m.; Medina at Roy-Hart, 6:30 p.m.
Field Hockey: Barker at Medina, Akron at Kenmore, Roy-Hart at Newfane, 4:45 p.m.
Boys Volleyball: Lyndonville/Medina at SOTA, 4:30 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Akron at Roy-Hart, Pembroke at Lyndonville, Wheatland-Chili at Holley, 6:30 p.m.

Football: Medina at Alden, 7 p.m.; Albion at Dunkirk, 7:30 p.m.
Boys Soccer: Wilson at Albion, 4:30 p.m.;  Attica at Holley, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Volleyball: Albion at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.

Fo0tball: Newfane vs. Roy-Hart/Barker at Barker, Holley vs. Oakfield-Alabama/Elba at Elba, 1:30 p.m.
Boys Soccer: Bishop Kearney at Kendall, 2 p.m.

Girls Soccer: Albion at Medina, Newfane at Akron, 10 a.m.
Girls Volleyball: Kearney at Kendall, 12:30 p.m.; Holley at RAC, 6 p.m.

N-O Standings
Field Hockey: Akron 7-0, Barker 6-1, Roy-Hart 6-2, Medina 4-4, Wilson 3-5, Kenmore 1-7, Newfane 0-8
Golf: Medina 12-0, Albion 9-3, Wilson 7-3-2, Akron 6-4-2, Roy-Hart 3-8-1, Newfane 1-10-1, Barker 1-11
Boys Soccer: Newfane 7-1, Roy-Hart 6-2, Wilson 3-3-1, Albion 2-5, Medina/Lyndonville 2-5, Akron 1-5-1
Girls Soccer: Newfane 8-1-1, Akron 7-1, Wilson 6-3, Albion 4-4-1, Medina/Lyndonville 3-5, Roy-Hart 2-7, Barker 0-10
Volleyball: Akron 6-0, Roy-Hart 4-2, Wilson 4-2, Medina 3-3, Newfane 1-5, Albion 0-6

G-R Standings

Boys Soccer: Byron-Bergen/Elba 6-0-1, Wheatland-Chili 5-1-0, Pembroke 3-4-0, Kendall 3-4-0, Holley 1-4-1, Attica 1-6-0

Girls Soccer Division 1: Wheatland-Chili 9-0, Byron-Bergen 8-1, Pembroke 5-3, Holley 4-6, Attica 0-10

Girls Soccer Division 2: Kendall 7-3, Alexander 4-4, Notre Dame 3-6, Oakfield-Alabama/Elba 1-8

Girls Volleyball Division 1: Byron-Bergen 8-0, Attica 4-2, Notre Dame 3-2, Pembroke 2-4, Holley 0-7

Girls Volleyball Division 2: Oakfield-Alabama/Elba 8-0, Kendall 4-3, Alexander 3-5, Lyndonville 3-4, Wheatland-Chili 0-7