Newfane tops Albion in N-O diamond opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 15 April 2024 at 8:15 pm

Rallying from an early deficit, Newfane downed host Albion 13-8 this afternoon in the Niagara-Orleans League basebll opener.

Trailing 5-1, Newfane erupted for 8 runs in the fifth inning to key the victory. A two-run double by Cam Perry highlighted the uprising.

Winning pitcher Ben Dickinson and Aiden Perry both had triples and CJ Nagel two hits for the Panthers.

Nathan Gibson had a pair of hits for Albion which visits Newfane on Tuesday.

Akron 7, Barker 0
Akron opened defense of its N-O title with a 7-0 win over Barker as Aiden Romesser hurled a 4 hitter with 15 strikeouts.

Wilson 2, Roy-Hart 0
Wilson pushed across a pair of runs in the sixth inning on a bases loaded walk and an error to nip visiting Roy-Hart.

Roy-Hart did get the bases loaded in the top of the seventh but Conner Ernest came on in relief to register a clutch game ending strikeout.

Tyler Johnston pitched the first six and two-thirds innings for the Lakemen allowing just 2 hits and striking out 15.