The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

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May 15, 2013

Purple Eagles surge past Mustangs

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.

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