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Wilson nips Albion to claim N-O soccer title

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 9 October 2018 at 7:58 pm

Wilson edged past visiting Albion 2-1 this afternoon to lock up outright possession of the Niagara-Orleans League boys soccer championship.

Wilson improves to 7-1-1 while runner-up Albion slips to 5-3-1.

Taylor Carmer and Alexander Chiappone scored goals in the first half for Wilson.

Albion briefly tied that game at 1-1 as Sam Sanchez scored off an assist from Thomas Hollenbeck.

In other N-O action, Medina/Lyndonville dropped a narrow 3-2 decision to host Akron and Roy-Hart (4-4-1) battled to a 1-1 overtime tie with visiting Newfane (4-3-2).

Nate Dillenbeck scored both goals for Medina/Lyndonville off assists from Jonathan Pietrafesa and Nate Sherman.

The Mustangs led 1-0 but Akron scored the first three goals of the second half to take charge.

Akron is now 2-5-2 and Medina/Lyndonville 1-7-1 in N-O action.

Medina/Lyndonville visits Albion at 6:30 p.m. Thursday to close out the N-O season.

Jacob Higgins scored Roy-Hart’s goal in the first half and Jarrett Gilson tallied for Newfane in the second half on a penalty kick.