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Rivalry wrestling matches to highlight upcoming high school sports week

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 7 December 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville will host Holley and Albion will visit Medina this week in key league season opening wrestling matches. Here Lyndonville’s Dawson Joy works toward a win over Albion’s Merlin Moyer during a non league match last week.

Two big league opening rivalry wrestling matches will highlight this coming week’s area high school sports schedule.

Lyndonville will host defending champion Holley at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Genesee Region League opener.

Then on Wednesday, Medina will host Albion at 6 p.m. to open Niagara-Orleans League sports competition. The Mustangs and Purple Eagles both went 2-3 in N-O dual match action last season as undefeated (5-0) Newfane took the title.

The Medina girls basketball team will open its season at home on Monday against Pembroke. Both the Medina girls and boys varsity teams will then host Olmsted of Buffalo in a doubleheader on Thursday.

The week’s cage action will also have Kendall hosting Lyndonville on Saturday afternoon in a G-R boys contest.

The week’s schedule is as follows:

Monday

Girls Basketball – Pembroke at Medina, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday

Boys Basketball – Medina at Tapestry, 6 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Oakfield-Alabama, Kendall at Northstar, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball – Albion at Brockport, Barker at Lyndonville, 7 p.m.
Swimming – Pembroke at Barker, 4:30 p.m.; Medina at Oakfield-Alabama, Roy-Hart at Wheatland-Chili, Albion at Notre Dame 5:30 p.m.
Wrestling – Holley at Lyndonville, 6 p.m.

Wednesday

Girls Basketball – Pembroke at Holley, Kendall at Attica, 7 p.m.
Wrestling – Albion at Medina, Wilson at Newfane, Alexander at Kendall, 6 p.m.

Thursday

Boys Basketball – Olmsted at Medina, Roy-Hart at Tonawanda, 6:30 p.m.
Girls Basketball – Olmsted at Medina, 5 p.m.; Tonawanda at Barker, 6 p.m.
Swimming – Alexander at Roy-Hart, Byron-Bergen at Albion, Pembroke at Medina, Notre Dame at Barker 4:30 p.m.
Wrestling – Kendall at Albion, Barker/Roy-Hart at Akron, 6 p.m.

Friday

Boys Basketball – St. Francis at Albion, 6 p.m.
Girls Basketball – Wheatland-Chili at Lyndonville, 7 p.m.

Saturday

Boys Basketball – Lyndonville at Kendall, 3 p.m.
Wrestling – Barker/Roy-Hart at Orchard Park Tournament, Holley at Pioneer Duals, Lyndonville at Attica Tournament