Wilson girls post key win over Medina to clinch tie for N-O title; Albion downs R-H

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 7 February 2017 at 9:16 pm

Wilson clinched at least a tie for an eighth straight league title by downing visiting Medina 50-43 this evening in a key Niagara-Orleans girls contest.

Rachel Senek poured in a career high 34 points to spearhead the attack for Wilson improves to 10-1 while runner-up Medina slips to 6-2.

Wilson jumped out to a 15-5 lead at the outset as Senek scored 8.

However, Medina got back in the game as a pair of layups by Je’ne Brown helped rally the Mustangs to within 6, 17-11, at the end of the period.

Brown finished with 19 and Molley Gross 14 for the Mustangs.

Keeping the momentum, the Mustangs then used a 20-7 second quarter scoring burst to rally into a 27-24 half-time advantage.

The Mustangs upped the lead to 36-30 but the Lakewomen answered with a Senek led 10-0 run to close the period and rally back into the lead for good at 40-36 at the three-quarter mark.

Senek then sparked the Lakewomen down the stretch scoring two baskets to up the lead to 46-37 and another off a turnover to make it 48-39 with a minute and a half to go to lockup the win.

Albion 55, Roy-Hart 28
Roaring out to a 15-0 lead at the outset, Albion went on to defeat Roy-Hart 55-28 and improve to 5-4 in N-O action.

Chanyce Powell scored 16, Emily Blanchard 9, Nicole Eldred 8 and Caitlynn Snook 7 for Albion which led 29-12 at the half.

Meghan Washington scored 10 for Roy-Hart which drops to 1-9.

Newfane 52, Barker 23
Racing out to a 22-3 first quarter lead, Newfane went on to defeat Barker 52-23 to improve to 6-4 in N-O action.

Emily Foltz scored 11 and Paige Emborsky 10 to lead the way for Newfane.

Kylie Annable had 7 for Barker which slips to 1-8.