Purple Eagles, Mustangs both play to double overtime ties in N-O soccer action
Albion and visiting Wilson battled to a 3-3 tie and Medina and visiting Akron played to a 2-2 deadlock, both in double overtime, in Niagara-Orleans League boys soccer games this afternoon.
Newfane nipped Roy-Hart 1-0 in the other N-O contest.
Albion ended up sending the game into overtime when Nate Scanlan scored on a long shot with 8:20 remaining in the second half to pull the Purple Eagles even at 3-3.
Albion also got off to a quick 1-0 lead at the outset as Sam Sanchez scored on a rebound as Scanlan earned the assist.
Wilson though quickly knotted the score when Taylor Carmer tallied just two minutes later.
The Purple Eagles did regain a 2-1 lead at the half as Leonael Rosario scored with 14:15 to go off an assist from Tre Yaskulski.
However, Wilson came battling back to take a 3-2 lead in the second half as Carmer scored again at the 28:05 mark and then Kierson Skobjak tallied with 12:34 remaining.
This time it was Albion’s turn to answer back and the Purple Eagles took less than four minutes to net the equalizer on a shot by Scanlan.
Neither team could then find the net through the two 10 minute overtime periods.
Albion is now 1-1-1 and Wilson 3-0-1 in N-O action.
Medina/Lyndonville 2, Akron 2
A pair of first half goals proved to be enough to earn Medina/Lyndonville the overtime tie with Akron.
Casey Winiecki scored off an assist from Nate Dillenbeck and Nate Sherman tallied from Winiecki to give the Mustangs a 2-1 lead at the half.
Akron though pulled even in the second half on a penalty kick goal by Micah Suckow who also netted the Tigers first goal.
Medina/Lyndonville is nw 1-2-1 and Akron 0-3-1 in the league.
Newfane 1, Roy-Hart 0
A first half goal by Trevor Heschke earned Newfane the narrow 1-0 win over Roy-Hart.
Newfane is now 2-1 and Roy-hart 2-2 in the league.