Wilson girls down Medina

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 11 February 2014 at 12:00 am

Albion surges past Newfane, Barker bests Roy-Hart

Photo by Cheryl Wertman – Wilson’s Kaylee Stoelting puts up a shot between Medina defenders Nicole Blount and Molley Gross during this evening’s win over the host Mustangs.

Building up a 24-6 half-time advantage, undefeated Wison went on to defeat host Medina 44-25 this evening in a Niagara-Orleans League girls basketball game.

In other N-O action, Albion took over sole possession of second place by defeating visiting Newfane 58-36 and Barker rallied late to defeat visiting Roy-Hart 42-34.

Dana Smith scored 13, Emily Lasher 11 and Allie Bubar 9 to lead the balanced attack for 13-0 Wilson which has already locked up sole possession of a fifth straight N-O title.

Nicole Blount scored 14 and Taylor Miller 7 for Medina which slips to 1-12.

Bubar had 6 in the first quarter to spark Wilson out to a 12-3 lead. Smith then hit two threes in the second quarter to help boost the advantage to 24-6.

Albion 58, Newfane 36
Justice Nauden scored 17, Sarah Metzler 16 and Chanyce Powell 11 to lead the way for Albion which avenged an earlier season 55-53 loss at Newfane.

The victory boosts Albion to 10-3 in the league while Newfane slips into third place at 9-4.

Paige Emborsky scored 13 and Brooke Horning 9 for Newfane.

Albion jumped out to a 15-8 first quarter advantage and went on to hold leads of 30-18 at the half and 44-29 at the three-quarter mark.

Nauden had 8 in the second quarter and 7 in the third, Metzler 6 in both the first and fourth and Powell seven in the fourth.

Barker 42, Roy-Hart 34
Breaking away from a 27-27 deadlock at the three-quarter mark, Barker outscored visiting Roy-Hart 15-7 in the decisive final period to claim the 42-34 victory.

Julia Atwater scored 5 and Gabby Clare 4 to lead that late Lady Raiders surge.

Melissa Grosshans scored 11 of her game high 17 points in the first half to help give Barker a 17-13 lead at the break.

Atwater finished with 7 and Olivia Denny 5.

Becky Harnish had 15 and Kendra Hill 8 for Roy-Hart which used a 14-10 third period scoring edge to gain at 27-27 tie heading into the final period.

Barker improves to 6-7 and Roy-Hart slips to 2-11.