Tigers late rally nips Purple Eagles

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 13 May 2015 at 12:00 am

Ram, Raider hurlers post shutouts

Akron pushed across two runs in the seventh inning to nip visiting Albion 5-4 this afternoon to close out the Niagara-Orleans League baseball season.

Caleb Martin singled in the tying run for Akron which then got the game winner on a fielders choice play off the bat of Jake Clark after two walks had loaded the bases.

Albion had grabbed a 4-3 lead in the sixth inning on an RBI single by Trey Hart.

Aaron Siska went the distance on the mound for Akron allowing 8 hits and striking out 6.

Martin had 2 hits, including a double and 3 RBIs, for Akron while Brady Meakin had a pair of hits for Albion.

Akron finishes the N-O campaign at 7-7 and Albion at 8-6.

Roy-Hart 10, Newfane 0
Andy Xapsos pitched a 2 hitter with 11 strikeouts to pace Roy-Hart to a 10-0 win over Newfane.

Al Xapsos had 2 doubles and 3 RBIs, Andy Xapsos a two-run single and Cole Gregson a double to highlight the offense for Roy-Hart which also had Ben Maynard with 5 stolen bases.

Roy-hart finishes the N-O season at 7-7 and Newfane at 9-5.

Barker 2, CSAT 0
Eddie Wasnock hurled a 1 hitter with 3 strikeouts to lead Barker (5-9) to a 2-0 victory over CSAT (8-6).

Doug Bachman drove in the only run Barker needed with a two-out single in the fifth inning. Mike Snell singled and stole second to set up the threat.

The Raiders added an insurance run in the sixth on a single by Jared Ginther.

N-O Tennis

Akron 3, Wilson 2
Akron bested Wilson 3-2 this afternoon to finish the N-O season in a tie for second place with Medina at 8-4.

Akron scored wins at second singles as Ryan Meek defeated Gabriel Curicone 6-1, 7-5 and at third singles as Nathan Chubb downed Alex Keil 6-1, 6-2.

The Tigers also scored a three set win at second doubles as Dan Bielecki and Dustin Earl downed Kyle Lyon and Kierson Skobjak 6-3, 2-6, 6-1.

Wilson, which finished the N-O season at 7-5, took the first singles as Dominic Curicone downed Tyler Kelly 6-0, 6-3.

The Lakemen also took the first doubles as Joe Hecko and Kallie Olear bested Brandon Meek and Jacob Meyer 6-0, 6-1.