Playoff basketball: Albion boys and Medina girls win

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 19 February 2019 at 9:37 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Liam Ward goes in for a layup against Alden defender Lucas Bush during the host Purple Eagles sectional win over the Bulldogs this evening.

No. 11 seed Albion won 68-40 over visiting No. 14 Alden in the opening round of the Section VI Class B1 boys basketball playoffs.

Albion now visits No. 6 seed Niagara-Orleans League foe Newfane at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The Medina girls basketball team also won this evening to advance. No. 7 seed Medina defeated visiting No. 10 Tonawanda 44-31 this evening in the opening round of the Section VI Class B1 girls basketball playoffs.

Improving to 12-9, Medina next visits No. 2 seed East Aurora in the quarterfinals at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Medina’s Tyesha Robinson takes a shot against Tonawanda during the Mustangs sectional opening win over the visiting Lady Warriors this evening.

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