Medina Journal-Register — A pair of big six run innings keyed Albion to a 16-5 victory over Medina Tuesday in a Niagara-Orleans League softball game at Vets Park.
Moving on top to stay, Albion scored six quick runs in the first inning on a triple by Ali O’Hearn and singles by Halle Jurs, Tanisha Moyer, Meghan Hurley and Shannon Wells along with two wild pitches and an error.
Medina cut the deficit to 7-3 but Albion countered with six runs in the fifth to regain control. A two-run homer by Jessica Grimes and a solo homer by winning pitcher Kelsee Soule highlighted that uprising which also included a two-run single by Kelsey Schmitt and an RBI single by Hurley.
Moyer, Soule, Hurley and Sarah Papponetti each finished with three hits and Jurs two.
Defensively, O’Hearn had a big catch in deep centerfield with two runners aboard to end the fourth inning and keep Albion up 7-3.
Emma Fish had a triple and Max Wright an RBI single for Medina.
Albion improves to 7-6 and Medina slips to 6-7.
Medina 10, Barker 6
BARKER - Scoring four quick runs in the first inning, Medina went on to defeat Barker 10-6 Monday.
A double by Olivia Hermann ignited Medina’s opening inning uprising which also included singles by Stormi Kruger, Fish, Jenn Molisani, Arden Zavitz and Nakisha Jones.
Kruger and Fish both finished with three hits as Molisani and Houseman both had two.
Roy-Hart 6, Albion 2
ALBION - Trailing 2-0, Roy-Hart rallied for four runs in the third inning on two errors, a fielders choice play and a wild pitch to key a 6-2 victory over Albion Monday.
Tiffany Fry hurled a three hitter with five strikeouts for Roy-Hart. Fry, along with Brianna Walker at first base and Ashley Bower at shortstop, all made key defensive plays for the Lady Rams.
Jurs hit a two run home run in the first inning for Albion’s only scoring.
Newfane 1, Akron 0
NEWFANE - Clinching at least a tie for the title, Newfane avenged an earlier season 3-0 loss by nipping Akron 1-0 Monday in a key N-O league showdown for first place.
Gabby Sinnott drove in the game’s only run for Newfane in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Lady Panthers claimed their first N-O title since 1997.
Alexis Moreland hurled a three hitter with seven strikeouts for the Lady Panthers.
Newfane improves to 12-1 and Akron slips to 10-2.
Elba 7, Lyndonville 5
LYNDONVILLE - Jumping out to a 7-1 lead in the first two innings, Elba went on to defeat Lyndonville 7-5 Monday in a Genesee Region League game and avenge an earlier season 7-5 eight inning loss.
Rebekah Hoffee had two hits including a double and Maddy Boyle a double for Lyndonville which scored four runs in the fifth inning.