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Roy-Hart tips Albion in OT in N-O opener

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 29 August 2018 at 9:13 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Roy-Hart’s Trent Choate, who scored the game winning goal, here battles for control of the ball with Albion’s Vincent Tarracone during this even’s league opener at Gasport.

Roy-Hart upended visiting Albion 3-2 in overtime this evening to open the Niagara-Orleans League boys soccer season.

In the other N-O openers Wilson blanked Medina/Lyndonville 2-0 and Newfane downed Akron 5-3.

Roy-Hart’s Aidan Bligh tries to advance the ball up field against Albion defender Zach Moore.

Trent Choate scored just 52 seconds into the first 10 minute overtime period off an assist from Noah Hardy to give Roy-Hart the victory.

Earlier, Roy-Hart had built up a 2-0 advantage as Aidan Bligh scored at the 24 minute mark of the first half, off an assist from Jose Campos, and again on a penalty kick at the 35 minute mark of the second half.

Albion though battled back to tie the contest on a quick two goal scoring burst by Kendyll Hadick at the 28 and 25 minute marks with the second coming on a penalty kick.

Alex Chisppone and Drew Kepner each scored a goal to lead Wilson past Medina/Lyndonville.

Jarret Gilson scored 4 goals and Trevor Heschke had a goal and 2 assists to lead Newfane past Akron.

Albion’s Kendyll Hadick moves the ball up field as Clayton Keyes defends for Roy-Hart.