High School Football Team Highlights:

Starpoint won its first playoff game since 1990 with a 25-7 win over West Seneca East.

Olean remained unbeaten with a comeback victory over Alden.

Timon/St. Jude upset Canisius 7-0 to break the Crusader’s 7 game win streak.

Lackawanna which lost 48-6 to Medina in Week 2 defeated the Mustangs 16-8 in a major upset for the Steelers.

North Tonawanda stopped Iroquios on a 4th and 3 on the Jack’s 15 yard line with 2 minutes left in the game to spark the Jack’s win over the Chiefs.

Kenmore East won its 1st game in 2 years with a 28-12 win over Riverside.

Cheektowaga remained unbeaten with a shutout victory over Burgard.

Allegany-Limestone surprised Wilson 12-7 to advance to the Class C semi-finals.

Bennett moved to the semi-finals for the 3rd consecutive year defeating Grand Island 24-7.

St. Mary’s won its 1st game by defeating CV/Falconer 48-12.

St. Joe’s upset St. Francis with a 18-14 win over the Red Raiders.

Hutch-Tech improved to 6-2 with a win over Niagara Falls to advance to the section semi-finals.

Outstanding Performances:

Brock Blecha, Franklinville/Ellicottville pass for 177 yards and 4 TDs in the Titans win over Frewsburg.

Willie Belton, Cheektowaga Soph DB recorded 10 tackles and 2 sacks in the Warrior’s win over Burgard.

Austin Tober and Marcellus Overton, North Tonawanda defensive players combined for a game saving tackle and sparked the Jacks win over the Chiefs.

Joe Harrison, Timon/St. Jude SR RB/LB rushed for 86 yards, one TD and recorded 8 tackles in the Tigers upset of Canisius.

Terry Rutland, Starpoint SR RB rushed for 139 yards and 3 TDs in the Spartans win over West Seneca East.

Jon Wolf, Depew SR QB passed for 352 yards and 5 TDs in the Wildcats loss to Springville.

London Smith, Lackawanna JR WR/DB caught 4 passes for 2 TDs and recorded an interception and 7 tackles in the Steelers upset win over Medina.

Kameron Alexander, Gowanda SR RB rushed for 141 yards and 1 TD in the Panthers win over JFK.

Brendan Tait, West Seneca West SR QB passed for 165 yards and 2 TDs in the Indians win over Amherst.

Joe Dotterweich, North Tonawanda SR RB/LB/K recorded 6 tackles and booted 2 field goals to provide the margin of victory for the Jacks over the Chiefs.

Brandon Yax, Iroquois SR RB rushed for 151 yards and 2 TDs in the Chiefs loss to the Jacks.

Tyler White, Ken-West SR DE/LB recorded 11 tackles in the Blue Devils loss to the Legends.

Dillon Janca, Orchard Park SR QB rushed for 125 yards and 3 TDs in the Quakers win over the Spartans.

Ian Baker, Springville SR RB rushed for 113 yards and 3 TDs in the Griffins win over Depew.

Brad Benson, Maple Grove SR RB rushed for 82 yards and 3 TDs in the Red Dragons win over Portville.

Isaiah McDuffie, Bennett SR RB rushed for 151 yards and 2 TDs in the Tigers win over Grand Island.

Brendan Cimerman, Clarence JR DB blocked a punt and returned it forty yards for a TD to spark the Red Devils win over Jamestown. In addition he recorded 8 tackles and a ½ sack.

Casey Kelly, St. Joe’s Soph QB passed for 162 yards and also ran for 88 yards and 2 TDs in the Marauders win over St. Francis.

Zack Woodward, North Tonawanda SR QB/DB passed for 66 yards, 1 TD, recorded an interception and 17 tackles to spark the Lumberjacks win over Iroquois.

Daemani Devonshire, Hutch-Tech DB recorded 5 tackles including a one on one tackle to preserve the Engineers win over the Wolverines.

DJae Perry, St. Mary’s RB scored 3 TDs in the Lancers 1st win of the season.

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