N-O has All-WNY Field Hockey honorees

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 14 January 2018 at 5:06 pm

Contributed Photos – Earning first team All-Western New York honors are Olivia Diebel and Abby Stone from Akron and Katrina Clare from Barker.

Three Niagara-Orleans League players – Akron senior midfielder Abby Stone, Akron junior defender Olivia Diebel and Barker sophomore attacker Katrina Clare – have been named to the first team of the All-Western New York field hockey squad.

Stone, a four-time All-WNY honoree, scored a WNY leading 26 goals this past season while Clare had 13 goals.

Stone and Diebel helped lead Akron to the state Class C semifinals. The Lady Tigers shared the N-O title with Barker and then nipped the Lady Raiders 2-1 in the Section VI Class C title game.

A quartet of N-O players earned second team All-WNY honors including Akron senior defender Amanda Jeziorowski, Barker senior midfielder Casey A’Hearn, Medina junior attacker Guin Schalck and Roy-Hart junior attacker Alexis Lovewell.

The All-WNY Honorable Mention list has five N-O players including Barker senior attacker Natalie Menz, Roy-Hart senior midfielder Delaney Draper and junior goalie Jamie Bower along with the Wilson senior duo of midfielder Olivia Mitchell and attacker Maddie Mocarski.