Tigers, Purple Eagles face key league tests

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 9 February 2020 at 2:46 pm

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Lyndonville’s Nate Dillenbeck and Elba’s Colton Dillon will lead their respective teams into Tuesday’s key Genesee Region League Division 2 game at Lyndonville. Albion will visit Newfane on Thursday in a key Niagara-Orleans League title showdown.

Looking to avenge a narrow (53-51) earlier season loss, Lyndonville will host Elba in a key Genesee Region League Division 2 boys basketball game at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Lyndonville and Elba are now both 4-1 in the division.  The Lancers are 10-1 in the league and 14-3 overall which the Tigers are 7-4 and 10-6.

In the Niagara-Orleans boys basketball league front-running Albion (9-2) will visit runner-up Newfane (7-3) in a key regular season ending showdown on Thursday to determine if the loop will have an outright champion or co-champions. Newfane also has a game on Tuesday against Barker (0-10).

The Purple Eagles defeated the Panthers 53-45 in their earlier season meeting at Albion.

Weekly Schedule
Boys Basketball: Notre Dame at Kendall, Albion at Alden, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Kendall at YWCP, 5:30 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Roy-Hart at Wilson, 6 p.m.; Medina at Akron, Newfane at Barker, 6:30 p.m.; Elba at Lyndonville, Byron-Bergen at Holley, Wheatland-Chili at Kendall, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Wilson at Medina, 6:30 p.m.; Newfane at Albion, Barker at Roy-Hart, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Akron at Medina, 6:30 p.m.; Oakfield-Alabama at Albion, Lyndonville at Elba, Byron-Bergen at Holley, Kendall at Wheatland-Chili, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Wilson at Medina, Albion at Newfane, 6:30 p.m.; Roy-Hart at Barker, Holley at Attica, Kendall at Elba, 7 p.m.
Girls Basketball: Notre Dame at Kendall, 7 p.m.

Girls Basketball: Newfane at Akron, 6:30 p.m.; Barker at Lyndonville, Attica at Holley, Kendall at Elba, 7 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Kendall at Albion, 11:30 a.m.
Wrestling: Section V and Section VI state qualifier tournaments

N-O Basketball Standings
Boys: Albion 9-2, Newfane 7-3, Medina 6-4, Wilson 6-4, Akron 5-6, Roy-Hart 3-7, Barker 0-10
Girls: Wilson 10-0, Newfane 8-2, Albion 7-4, Akron 4-6, Roy-Hart 4-6, Barker 3-8, Medina 0-10

G-R Basketball Standings
Division 1: Oakfield-Alabama 9-2, Byron-Bergen 7-4, Attica 6-5, Alexander 4-6, Pembroke 4-7, Holley 1-11
Division 2: Elba 10-1, Notre Dame 8-3, Lyndonville 7-4, Wheatland-Chili 3-6, Kendall 1-11
Division 1: Pembroke 11-1, Byron-Bergen 9-3, Oakfield-Alabama 8-5, Alexander 6-6, Attica 3-9, Holley 0-12
Division 2: Elba 9-3, Wheatland-Chili 8-3, Notre Dame 6-5, Lyndonville 3-9, Kendall 1-9