Surging Purple Eagles down Panthers

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 9 May 2022 at 8:53 pm

Making it three wins in a row, Albion downed host Newfane 15-4 this afternoon to reach the .500 mark at 4-4 in Niagara-Orleans League baseball action.

Tyler Gibson banged out 4 hits, Javon Jones 3 and winning pitcher Amari Jones and Brendan Lebaron 2 each to lead the attack for Albion.

On the mound, Amari Jones scattered 5 hits and struck out 10 over the first six innings.

The loss drops the Panthers to 2-7.

Albion next hosts Newfane at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.