Purple Eagle wrestlers best Mustangs

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 29 May 2021 at 7:24 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Albion’s Dayne Aina works toward a pin over Medina’s Miles Hartway during the Purple Eagles win over the visiting Mustangs this morning.

Albion downed visiting rival Medina 42-30 this morning in a Niagara and Orleans Counties wrestling league match.

Albion jumped out to a quick 24-0 lead on consecutive match opening pins by Ellwood Hafner in 1:28, Alex Hafner in 38 seconds Bryan Ortiz in 59 seconds and Dayne Aina in 3:51.

However, Medina battled back into a 24-24 tie after pins by Noah Skinner in 1:50, Robert Morehouse in 5:57, Rashawn Bloom in 21 seconds and a forfeit win.

Albion though regained the lead at 30-24 after a pin by Andrew Uderitz in 2:36.

The Purple Eagles then locked up the win by taking two of the final three bouts, all three of which were forfeits.

Medina’s Robert Morehouse rallied to score a pin over Adonis Guzman with only three seconds remaining.

Albion’s Andrew Uderitz gains control over Medina’s Trenton Morley.