Panthers complete sweep of Purple Eagles

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 16 April 2024 at 8:30 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Seth Krenning takes the throw for an out on Newfane’s Cameron Perry at first base during the Purple Eagles home game against the Panthers this afternoon.

Batting around in the first inning, Newfane went on to down host Albion 13-7 in a Niagara-Orleans League baseball game this afternoon.

The Panthers erupted for 6 runs in the decisive opening frame highlighted by a two-run single by Jon Beiter an RBI double by CJ Nagel and an RBI single by Jack Goehle.

Beiter, Goehl, Cam Perry and Cam Oudette each finished with a pair of hits.

Kaiden Froman, Nathan Gibson and Elliott Trapiss each had 2 hits for Albion.

The win completes a league opening home and home series sweep for the Panthers over the Purple Eagles.

Roy-Hart 11, Wilson 2
Avenging a 2-0 loss on Monday, Roy-Hart downed visiting Wilson 11-2 in an N-O contest.

Trailing 1-0, Roy-Hart moved on top to stay by scoring three times in the third inning on a sacrifice bunt by Ethan Kuzma, an error and an RBI single by Rem Albee.

The Rams opened up a little breathing room at 5-2 by scoring twice in the fifth frame on an RBI double by Kuzma and an error.

Roy-Hart finally broke the game wide open by erupting for six runs in the sixth inning highlighted by a two-run homer by Bryden Hy, an RBI triple by Evan Poeller, an RBI single by Gavin Heideman and an RBI sacrifice fly by Jake Gould.

Gould picked up the win on the mound scattering 5 hits and striking out 10 over 5 innings.

The Rams and Lakemen are now both 1-1 in N-O action.

Akron 11, Barker 1
Defending champion Akron completed a league season opening sweep of Barker by posting an 11-1 win this afternoon.

Dawson Stone picked up the win on the mound for the Tigers allowing only 1 hit and striking out 7. He also banged out a pair of hits, including a triple, and drove in 3 runs.

Alexander 8, Holley 0
Alexander shutout Holley 8-0 in a Genesee Region League game as Mason Snyder and Trenton Woods combined for a 2 hitter with a total of 13 strikeouts.