Dick Gallagher's Game of the Week: Burgard at Cheektowaga

Dick Gallagher gives you his game of the week preview for week 4: Burgard at Cheektowaga. 

 

 

Saturday, September 24th at 2:00pm

Burgard Head Coach: Jason Kolb (79-46-0)

Cheektowaga Head Coach: Mike Fatta (34-6-0)

 

Bulldogs Key Players:

Dominic Prince – RB

DeJean McCullough – DB

Markuez Benefield – LB

Jovanni Feggans – LB

Steven Swaggard – LB

Emery Gibbs – DB

Tony Maple – QB

Rakeem Williams - WR

Cheektowaga Key Players:

Stephan Parker – WR

Eric Bartnik – QB

Trevor Darlak – LB

Mike Gray – RB

Sevin Turpin – RB

Willie Benton – DB

Lemuel McElrath – L

Aaron Nowinski - L

 

Rankings:

Burgard: Local #6, State HM, WGRZ #10

Cheektowaga: Local#1, State #3, WGRZ #1

 

Stats:

Bulldogs:

Average points per game –31

Points allowed: 12

 

Warriors:

Average points per game –43.7

Points allowed: 27

 

Keys to Victory:

Bulldogs:

Win trench battle.
Control the clock.
Avoid penalties.
Prince to have a monster game.
 

Warriors:

Avoid turnovers.
Bartnik to have an impact game.
Gray Turpin to have 150 yards rushing.

Edge:

QB: Warriors
RB: Even
WR: Warriors
L: Warriors
Def: Even
K: Warriors


Summary:

Burgard will be looking to defeat the Warriors since the Bulldogs felt they let one get away at the Stadium last year. Prince and McCullough are 2 excellent athletes. Warriors have an explosive offense with Bartnik, Turpin, Gray, and Parker. The game will feature smash mouth football at its best.
 

Prediction:

Cheektowaga: 28
Burgard: 13

 

 

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