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Roy-Hart evens Midget ‘A’ record

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 30 June 2015 at 12:00 am

Rebounding from an early 4-0 deficit, Roy-Hart rallied to edge visiting Wheatfield/Cambria 7-5 this evening to regain the .500 mark at 2-2 in Lockport Midget ‘A’ League action.

Roy-Hart used three-run scoring bursts in both the third and fourth innings to key the comeback. Austin Walker had a two-run single in the third and Aaron Metz an RBI single in the fourth.

Roy-Hart later tacked on an insurance run in the sixth on an RBI double by Austin Heschke.

Walker, Metz and Al Xapsos each had 2 hits on the evening.

Joe Nolan picked up the win on the mound allowing 3 hits and striking out 7 in five and two-third innings work.

The loss drops Wheatfiled/Cambria to 1-2.

The other two scheduled games, Lockport at Medina and Akron at Albion, were postponed due to wet grounds.

“A’ League action resumes on Thursday with Albion at Roy-Hart, Medina at Lyndonville and Wheatfield/Cambria at Lockport at 6 p.m.

‘A’ League Standings: Medina 1-0, Akron 2-1, Lyndonville 2-1, Roy-Hart 2-2, Albion 1-2, Lockport 1-2, Wheatfield/Cambria 1-2

Midget B suspends season

Down to just three teams, the Lockport Midget ‘B’ League has suspended its schedule for the rest of this season.

The ‘B’ League started the season with four teams but because Somerset has been unable to field a team, the lineup was reduced to just three squads- Albion, Lyndonville and Medina.

League officials indicated that they are planning to resume Midget ‘B’ League competition next year.