Elijha Printup had five goals and an assist Tuesday, but it wasn’t enough for the visiting Niagara-Wheatfield Falcons, who fell 17-14 in a showdown of Class A boys lacrosse unbeatens with Orchard Park.

“The boys made a big comeback and got within two twice, but we couldn’t quite get over the hump,” N-W coach Vince Schiffert said. “It was a real good effort in the second half.”

Also for N-W, Tom Lester had four goals and Emmett Printup had two goals. Kyle Henry and Loyld Chrysler also scored and defender Jon Bissell scored his first career goal after stripping the ball from OP star Jeff Tundo. The Falcons continue their tough week against Frontier on Thursday.

Boys Track

Ken East 76, Lew-Port 64

Anthony Johnson won the 100- and 200-meter dashes and also took the shot put as the host Bulldogs picked up the Niagara Frontier League win. Tim Metivier took the 400, 800 and 3.200 for East (1-3 NFL).

Eric Tower won the pole vault, long jump and triple jump for Lew-Port (0-4).

Grand Island 74, N-W 67

Jordan Gibson won the 200, 400 and was on the winning 3,200 relay quartet as the Vikings improved to 4-0 in the NFL. Also for GI, Adam Helman took the long jump and pole vault.

Carl Caughell won the 110 high hurdles, 400 intermediate hurdles and the high jump for N-W (3-1).

Lockport 87, Niagara Falls 54

Brennan Cain won the 800 and was a member of the victorious 1,600 and 3,200 relay quartets as the Lions improved to 4-0 in the NFL. Double winners for LHS were Tom Ciccone (110 high hurdles, 400 intermediate hurdles) and Carlos Roman (shot put and discus).

For NFHS (0-4), Brian Archie won the 100, long jump, triple jump and was on the winning 400 relay team.

Newfane 83, Wilson 58

Adam Irr won the 800, pole vault and was a part of the winning 3,200 relay team as Newfane won the N-O meet. Also for the Panthers (3-2 N-O), Adam Burdick took the 100 and 200.

Odane Todd leaped an incredible six-foot, five inches to win the high jump for Wilson (2-3). Tony Kaminska won both the 1,600 and 3,200 for the Lakemen.

Albion 105, Barker 36

Dustin Ferguson doubled in the 400 intermediate hurdles and pole vault for Albion (5-0 N-O), which clinched at least a share of its fifth consecutive N-O title.

Tyler Scheving (1,600) and Shawn Thompson (3,200) won the distance events for Barker (1-5).

Akron 90.5, Medina 50.5

Davidlee Klimchuck tripled in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 and Joe Halleck doubled in the shotput and discus to spark Akron (3-2 N-O) to the N-O win.

D’Ante Mims doubled in the 100 and 200 for Medina (1-4).

Starpoint 93, Will. South 49

Joe Scibilia won the lonh jump, 800 and was on the winning 400 relay quartet to help the Spartans improve to 3-1 in ECIC III. Marc Sepanski won the shot put and discus and Mike Freundschuh took the high jump and triple jump for Starpoint. No information was available for South.

Girls Track

Ken East 72, Lew-Port 69

Christina Alessandra won the high jump and long jump and was also on the winning 1,600 relay team as the Bulldogs picked up a narrow Niagara Frontier League win. Sarah Kosloski won the 1,500 and triple jump for East (2-2 NFL).

For Lew-Port (2-2), Bobbi Jo Tenke won the 100 and 200 and was on the winning 400 relay quartet. Alexis Nichols took the 100 high hurdles and the 400 intermediate hurdles.

Grand Island 86, N-W 55

Jamie Raepple won the 100, 200 and pole vault and also helped out by running the first leg of the victorious 400 relay quartet as GI won the NFL meet. Also for the Vikings (4-0 NFL), Jenna Raepple won the long jump, triple jump and was on the winning 400 relay team. Dominique DeGregorio won the 1,500 and 800 for GI.

Ashley Beamish won the 400 and anchored the winning 3,200 relay team for N-W (2-2).

Lockport 99, Niagara Falls 41

Erin Miller tossed the shot put 41-feet, 11 inches to set a new LHS record as the Lions improved to 4-0 in the NFL. Miller also won the discus, while Caroline Tolli took the 400, 3,000 and was on the winning 3,200 relay team.

For NFHS (0-4), Bashiyra Doss won both the 100 and 200.

Wilson 71, Newfane 69

Becky Henning won the 100, long jump, triple jump and ran the opening leg of the winning 400 relay team to lead the Lakewomen (1-4 N-O) to their first Niagara-Orleans League win of the season.

For Newfane (1-4), Kari Gow won the 200 and high jump and Jess McCullum took both the 100 high hurdles and 400 intermediate hurdles.

Medina 76, Akron 65

Mirand Benthin won the triple jump and was on all three winning relays as the Mustangs improved to 5-0 in the N-O and captured at least a tie for first place. Chelsea Champlin won the 100, long jump and high jump for Medina.

Emily Detine doubled for Akron (3-2) in the shotput and discus.

Albion 95, Barker 46

Double winners Anna Metcalf (800, 1,500) and Ashley Neibert (shotput and discus) led the way for the Albion (3-2 N-O) in the N-O victory.

Emma Dewart was a triple winner for Barker (0-6) in the long jump, high jump and triple jump.

Starpoint 83, Will. South 58

The Lady Spartans swept the relays as they improved to 4-0 in ECIC III. Teresa Delabio, who won the 400, was on two of three winning relays. Also for Starpoint, Victoria Jaynes won the pole vault and triple jump events.

Allie Van Buren won the 100, 200, 100 high hurdles and 400 intermediate hurdles for the Billies.

Boys Tennis

Grand Island 3, NT 2

Jeff Sczepaniak and Kirk Manquen won a big match at first singles to help the Vikings to the Niagara Frontier League win. It was the second win in as many days for GI (3-10 NFL).

Jon McCarthy and Zach DiaPaul won singles matches for NT (2-11).

Niagara Falls 4, Lew-Port 1

Curt Ventresca, Matt Thompson and T.J. Bullock swept singles action as the Falls improved to 8-3 in the NFL.

Patrick Polley and Tyler Diez won at second doubles fopr Lew-Port (5-7).

Medina 5.5, Barker 0

Adam Hellwig and Kevin Snyder along with Keith Pane and Chris Horgan won three-set matches for Medina (7-3 N-O) in the Niagara-Orleans League win. Barker fell to 5-5.


Medina 8, Newfane 6

Brandon Houseman’s two-run single in the fifth inning propeled the Mustangs to a key Niagara-Orleans League win at Vets Park. Andrew Misiti went the distance on the mound, allowing only four hits and striking out seven for Medina (6-4 N-O), which got two hits each from Mark Dubai and Josh Zinkievich.

Joe Robison had a two-run single for Newfane (7-3), which fell into a second-place tie with Akron.

Albion 17, Roy-Hart 13

Brad Rush had three hits and six RBIs as the Purple Eagles built up a 15-3 lead after five innings and held on for the N-O win. Mark Armstrong, Tom Hicks, Justin Ward and Jonathan Forder each had two hits for Albion (10-0 N-O), which has a three-game lead in the standings with only four games left.

Matt Kuhn and Skyler Baker both had two hits for Roy-Hart (3-7).

Akron 7, CSAT 3

Pat Littler and Shawn Akin each had two hits and Tim Schie added a triple as Akron got the N-O win. Bob Groff picked up the win on the mound, scattering seven hits with eight strikeouts over 5 2/3 innings for Akron (7-3 N-O). CSAT fell to 2-8.

Tonawanda 3, JFK 2

Trailing 2-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning, the Warriors rallied for a non-league win. Tyler Lorich led off the frame with a single, then stole second and advanced to third on a bunt single from Brian McCarthy. Mike Tolsma then ripped an RBI double to tie the game and Matt Dunne followed with a squeeze to bring home McCarthy and win the game for THS (4-11 overall).

Dunne pitched the first six innings, allowing seven hits, striking out eight and walking none. Scott Foster got the win in relief and Mike Carson was solid defensively with a couple of nice catches in the outfield, according to Tonawanda coach John Frank.


Pioneer 7, Tonawanda 6

The Warriors battled back with four runs in the seventh inning, but it wasn’t enough as they left two runners on base in the ECIC III loss. Meghan Kossow led the way with two hits, including a double, and two RBIs. Also for THS (7-13 overall, 2-8 ECIC III), Allison Hall and Andrea Calabrese each had two hits.

Natalie Cornell was 3-for-4 with a triple, double and two RBIs for Pioneer (7-6).

Girls Lacrosse

Nichols 19, Mt. St. Mary 9

Monica Bailey and Bri Maralschillo each had two goals, but the Mount fell in non-league action. The Thunder fell to 8-3 on the years. Lauren Basil had four goals for Nichols.

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