Purple Eagles edge Lakemen in 13 innings

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 9 May 2023 at 7:38 pm

In a marathon battle, Albion outlasted host Wilson 6-2 in 13 innings in a Niagara-Orleans League game this afternoon.

Albion erupted for 4 runs in the top of the 13th inning on an RBI double by Jacob Hughson, a two-run error and another run producing error.

The Purple Eagles had tied the game at 2-2 by scoring twice in the sixth inning off a single by Dallas Ecker. Two errors set up that threat.

Ecker and Javon Jones both had 2 hits on the day for the Purple Eagles.

Wilson had built up a 2-0 lead on RBI singles by Drew Dabil in the second and fourth innings.

On the mound for Albion, Amari Jones scattered 5 hits and struck out 13 over 10 innings and Javon Jones allowed 1 hit and fanned 5 over three innings.

Tyler Johnston allowed 6 hits and struck out 16 over 11 innings for the Lakemen.

Albion is now 4-4 and Wilson 3-4 in N-O action.

Alexander edged Barker 3-2 in a non league tennis match.

Levi Hauser won at singles and Lucas DerSarkissian – Tommy Harris at doubles for Barker.