Raiders blank Mustangs; Purple Eagles win

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 9 May 2017 at 9:34 pm

Making it four wins in a row, Barker blanked visiting Medina 3-0 this afternoon to improve to 5-4 in Niagara-Orleans League baseball action.

Eddie Wasnock went the distance on the mound for Barker scattering 4 hits and striking out 7.  He also helped himself at the plate by banging out a pair of hits including an RBI single in the first inning.

It stayed a tight 1-0 game until the bottom of the sixth when the Raiders scored a pair of insurance runs on an RBI single by Dan Engert and a bases loaded walk. Another walk and a double by Collin Webb ignited that uprising.

Medina had stranded a runner at third base in the top of the sixth as Wasnock bore down to get the final two outs on a strikeout and a groundout.

Preston Harris also had 2 hits on the day for the Raiders.

The loss drops Medina to 3-6 in N-O competition.

Albion 7, Newfane 3
Improving to 7-4, Albion bested Newfane 7-3 as Thomas Furmanski picked up the win on the mound scattering 5 hits and striking out 5 in 6 innings of work.

Albion jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the first inning on an RBI single by Liam Ward and a wild pitch. A single by JacQuess Harrison and a double by Furmanski helped key the uprising.

The Purple Eagles made it 4-0 with 2 more runs in the second on an RBI single by Ward and an error. Singles by Addison Christ and Harrison set up the threat.

Albion upped the lead to 6-1 with a pair of runs in the third on na RBI single by Nate Fearby and an error.

The loss drops Newfane to 1-8.

Wilson 11, Roy-Hart 0
John Bender threw a perfect game with 10 strikeouts to lead Wilson to a key 11-0 victory over visiting Roy-Hart.

Bender also helped himself at the plate by banging out 4 hits including a double and a two-run home run i nthe first inning.

Jackson Rotella and Jonah Miller also both had a double and 2 RBIs.

The victory vaults Wilson into first place at 7-2 while Roy-Hart slips to 5-2.  The two teams will meet again on Friday at Roy-Hart’s Gasport field.