ORCHARD PARK, NY - Bennett lost in the Section VI championship game the past two seasons but the third time around, things were different. The Tigers dominated Starpoint on Friday, 28-13 to win the Class A title.
Offensively, Isaiah McDuffie led the way rushing for 146 yards and three touchdowns.The ground and pound game was firing on all cylinders for the Tigers as they ran for 242 total yards.
And defensively, Bennett was strong pitching a shutout until 3:26 left in the fourth quarter. The Tigers also defense racked up four sacks on the night.
Starpoint's two touchdowns came from Anthony Robinson touchdown passes. Aaron Chase found Robinson both times, once with three minutes and 26 seconds left in the fourth and then with eight seconds left in the game.
Bennett now advances to the Far West Regionals and will face Greece Athena.