Purple Eagles, Rams open soccer sectionals Tuesday; Mustangs host football game Wed.

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 21 October 2019 at 5:53 pm

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Albion will hit the road and Roy-Hart will have a home game on Tuesday to open the Section VI boys soccer playoffs. Here Albion’s Alex Gibson advances the ball up field against Roy-Hart defenders Matt Scott (16) and Aiden Guild (2) during a regular season game.

Roy-Hart will be at home and Albion will take to the road Tuesday to open the Section VI boys soccer playoffs.

In Class B2, No. 3 seed Roy-Hart will host Niagara-Orleans League foe No. 14 Akron at 6 p.m. The Rams downed the Tigers twice during the N-O season by scores of 5-0 and 3-1.

The victor will face the winner of Tuesday’s No. 11 Falconer/Cassadaga Valley at No. 6 Newfane game (3:30 p.m.) in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

Also in B2 No. 10 Wilson will visit No. 10 daVinci at 4:15 p.m.

In Class B1, No. 10 Albion will visit No. 7 Iroquois at 3:30 p.m. The winner will visit No. 2 East Aurora in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

Medina/Lyndonville is seeded No. 3 in Class B1 and the Mustangs will host a quarterfinal round game on Thursday against the winner of Tuesday’s contest between No. 6 Lackawanna and No. 11 I Prep.

Section V girls playoff action will also get underway on Tuesday as No. 11 Lyndonville/Medina visits No. 6 Aquinas in a Class B1 game at 6 p.m. and No. 4 Holley faces No. 13 Campbell-Savona in a Class C1 contest at 6 p.m. at Perry.

Wednesday’s soccer sectional match-ups
Section VI girls soccer competition gets underway on Wednesday as No. 9 Albion visits No. 8 Maryvale at 6 p.m. and No. 10 Newfane travels to No. 7 Olean at 3:30 p.m. in Class B1.

The Albion vs. Maryvale winner will take on top seeded City Honors while the Newfane vs. Olean winner will face No. 2 East Aurora in quarterfinal games on Friday.

In Class B2 Wednesday, No. 6 Wilson will host No. 11 Pine Valley at 3:30 p.m. The winner will visit No. 3 Olmsted on Thursday. Akron is seeded No. 2 and the Lady Tigers will host a quarterfinal game on Friday against the winner of Wednesday’s No. 7 Falconer vs. No. 10 JFK contest.

Also on Wednesday, No. 6 Holley will face No. 11 Cuba-Rushford at 6:30 p.m. at Warsaw in a Section V Class C1 boys soccer playoff opener. The victor will visit No. 3 Addison on Saturday.

Mustangs host midweek contest
Medina/Lyndonville/Barker will host East Aurora at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Vets Park in a match-up football game.

The Mustangs went 2-5 during the regular season and the Blue Devils 3-4.

The Mustangs hold a 10-7 lead in the all-time series with the Blue Devils. However, the Blue Devils won the most recent meeting by a score of 40-6 in 2015.