The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

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January 21, 2013

Mustangs end N-O drought

Medina Journal-Register — WILSON - Snapping a season long five league game losing streak, Medina downed Wilson 58-44 Friday in a Niagara-Orleans boys basketball contest.

In other N-O action, front-running CSAT (6-0) defeated Akron (4-2) 45-35, Roy-Hart improved to 5-1 with a 52-40 win over Barker (2-4) and Newfane (4-2) bested Albion (1-5) 61-39.

Dan Brown took game high scoring honors with 20 and Lonnie Taylor added 11 to lead the Medina attack.

“We needed one to get some confidence back,” Medina coach Tom Forrestel said. “Hopefully we can use this as a springboard.”

Matt Baker scored 15, Kyle Bradley 11 and Emmett Dinse 10 for Wilson whih drops to 1-5.

Sparked by a burst of three threes by Thompson, Medina jumped out to a 13-6 first quarter lead.

Getting five points each from Brown and Taylor, the Mustangs used a 15-8 second quarter spurt to up the advantage to 28-14 at the half.

Brown then had a big burst of two three-point plays and a three on consecutive trips up the court to open the third period and the Mustangs went on to hold a 41-28 advantage at the thee-quarter mark.

Roy-Hart 52, Barker 40

MIDDLEPORT - Trailing by one, 36-35 at the three-quarter mark, Roy-Hart erupted for a big 17-4 fourth quarter scoring surge to defeat Barker 52-40.

Brad Bobbitt scored five points and Ryan Farewell and DaRon Woods four each to lead Roy-Hart’;s balanced attack down the stretch.

Farewell finished with 14, Blake Copella 13 and Bobbitt 11.

Jacob Haight tallied a game high 17, Mitch Luckman 13 and Chris Sweeney 10 to account for all of Barker’s points.

Roy-Hart led 14-7 after one quarter but Barker rallied into a narrow 26-25 advantage at the half.

The loss drops Barker to 2-4.

Alexander 59,

Lyndonville 39

ALEXANDER - Brandon Schoolcraft scored 17 points and Austin Bane 10 for Lyndonville in the Tigers 59-39 G-R loss to Alexander Friday.

Newfane 61, Albion 39

NEWFANE - Connor Sears had 27 points, 12 rebounds and five steals to spark Newfane to a 61-39 victory over Albion.

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