H.S. ROUNDUP (9/5/12)Newfane eighth grader has big game off the bench.
Staff Reports Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The future certainly looks bright for Newfane boys soccer after eighth grader Brett Stern helped lead the Panthers to a 3-2 win over Medina on Wednesday in the 2012 boys soccer opener for both schools at Vets Park.
Stern tallied two goals off the bench for head coach Bob Roach’s team (1-0 N-O, 2-1 overall).
Trailing the Mustangs 1-0, Stern tallied two goals in the first half to give the visitors a 2-1 lead.
The host Mustangs tied the game late in the second half, but Newfane junior Patrick Eadie drilled a 20-foot free kick into the back of the net to give the blue and white the victory.
“I thought Bett did a good job off the bench with two finishes. He did a nice for us,” Roach said.
Drew McMurray from Anthony Pane and McMurray from Thomas Goetze with 18:43 remaining in the second half were the Medina scores.
Albion 2, CSAT 1
ALBION — Second half goals by Jackson Hamilton, off an assist from Trevor Hadick, and by Noah Plain, were the difference.
Akron 2, Roy-Hart 0
GASPORT — Defending N-O champion Akron scored a goal in each half to trim the host Rams under the lights.
NFL GIRLS TENNIS
TOWN OF TONAWANDA — A doubles sweep and singles wins from their 2012 co-captains was all the Lockport High School girls varsity tennis team needed in Wednesday’s season-opening 4-1 Niagara Frontier League win at Kenmore East.
Senior Lady Lion co-captains Katie Britt (first) and Adrienne Folby (second) posted singles wins for head coach John Beatty’s team (1-0 NFL).
Britt defeated Celina Wozniak, 6-7 (5-7), 6-0, 6-3, while Folby disposed of Ally Hall of the Lady Bulldogs, 6-1, 6-1.
At first doubles, Lockport junior stalwarts Morgan Haley and Katherine Krawczyk beat Ken East’s Kim Bing and Krista Cornell, 6-2, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2. Keeping the momentum, junior Brittany White and senior Alyssa Fitzgerald bested Arielle Patro and Shaemaa Darbo, 6-1, 6-0.
At third singles, Ken East’s Sarah Crissy defeated Lockport’s up-and-coming eighth grader Delaney Portka, 6-4, 6-2.