Strong ‘D’ keys Albion girls to win over Medina; Lyndonville avenges loss to Barker

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 15 December 2017 at 9:21 pm

Putting together a big defensive effort, Albion bested visiting rival Medina 27-16 this evening in the Niagara-Orleans League girls basketball opener for both teams.

Caitlynn Snook had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Natalie DiCureia 8 rebounds and 7 steals to lead the way for Albion.

Kharise Johnson was high for Medina with 6.

Albion held leads of 4-3 after one period, 14-7 at the half and 19-13 at the three-quarter mark.

“They worked hard, followed the game plan defensively and rebounded,” said Albion Coach Lucian Price.  “That’s the best composure we’ve had so far this season.”

Albion is now 2-2 overall and Medina 1-3.

Lyndonville 34, Barker 25
Avenging an earlier season 31-27 loss, Lyndonville defeated host Barker 34-25 this evening in a non league game.

Alecia Hinkson took game high honors with 13 and Anna Lewis added 7 to lead Lyndonville.

Sydnie Luckman scored 9 for Barker.

Up 8-2 after one period, the Lady Tigers extended the advantage to 21-8 at the half and to 31-17 at the three-quarter mark.

Lyndonville is now 2-4 and Barker 2-2.

Newfane 63, Roy-Hart 38
Jumping out to leads of 22-9 after one quarter and 37-14 at the half, Newfane went on to score a 63-38 victory over host Newfane in another N-O contest.

Emily Foltz scored 19 and Paige Emborsky 14 to lead Newfane while Ellie Todd was high for Roy-Hart with 8.

Newfane is now 2-0 in the league and Roy-Hart 0-1.