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Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018: No. 5 St. Anthony's defeats No. 4 Iona Prep

   Leading off today: Defensive back James Errante batted down an Iona Prep fourth-down pass from the 21-yard line with 55 seconds to go and Friars QB Greg Campisi tacked on an insurance score to preserve St. Anthony's 43-33 CHSFL victory Friday night.

   Campisi completed 15 of 22 passes for 212 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran for two scores and 152 yards, including a 79-yard jaunt for the game's final points. Iona Prep quarterback Derek Robertson completed 37 of 55 attempts for 359 yards and four touchdowns.

   Campisi's 38-yard TD pass to Makhai Murphy gave the Friars a 36-26 lead with 4:02 left, but Robertson drove the Gaels 80 yards in seven plays capped by a 39-yard TD throw to Ryan Soules to make it 36-33 with 2:03 to go. Iona Prep recovered the ensuing onside kick.

   Iona Prep is ranked fourth and St. Anthony's fifth in this week's New York State Sportswriters Association Class AA ratings.

   More Class AA: In regular-season action, No. 11 Newburgh edged No. 29 Monroe-Woodbury 21-17 on a Derek Lane TD pass to Kameren King midway through the fourth quarter.

    • Nineteenth-ranked Shenendehowa will have the momentum and the home field in the playoff rematch next week after a 35-7 win over No. 22 Saratoga Springs. Billy Beach rushed for 134 yards and a touchdown on 28 carries to lead the way for the Plainsmen.

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    • In a high-powered Section 6 game, No. 10 Lancaster downed No. 20 Orchard Park 26-16 as senior Tim Gardner carried the ball 85 yards and two touchdowns to tune up for a run at the Legends' third straight sectional crown.

   Right down to the end: Lucas Fedele caught a 9-yard touchdown pass from Jack Kaiser as time expired and Somers stunned 25th-ranked Our Lady of Lourdes 19-18 in the Section 1 Class A quarterfinals.

   Play was halted for 20 minutes late in the third quarter when a power failure turned the field dark.

   Right down to the end ... and then some: Grand Island twice surrendered 12-point leads, but Cam Sionko's fourth touchdown of the night provided the winning margin as the Vikings fought off Buffalo South Park 38-32 in two overtimes in a Section 6 Class A quarterfinal.

   Sionko passed for three TDs and also caught a touchdown in Grand Island's seventh straight win.

   Big Sec. 11 battle: In the Suffolk IV game of the year, Michael Sabella racked up 167 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries as Mount Sinai defeated visiting Glenn 21-6. Sabella scored his second TD on a 3-yard run with 8:58 remaining to close out the scoring.

   Mount Sinai is ranked eighth and John Glenn 11th in Class B.

   Close call for Attica: Eddie Strzele threw an 11-=yard TD to cousin Zach Strzeleck with :04 left as No. 15 Attica escaped with 31-28 win over No. 25 Wayland-Cohocton.

   Strzele and Strzeleck combined for 85 yards of completions in the final 45 seconds as Attica drove to the winning score without the benefit of any timeouts after holding Attica on downs at the 15-yard line.

   The big play was a 56-yard completion on third down to reach the Way-Co 29.

   "The drive really just came down to execution for us, we didn't let the moment get too big for us," Strzele said.

   More Class B: The bottom end of the state rankings have started to thin out as No. 24 Marcellus, No. 26 Dunkirk and No. 28 University Prep all lost sectional quarterfinals.<>    Lukas Albro scored twice, including on a 75-yard run as Oneida dispatched Marcellus 18-7.

   Cheektowaga blew past Dunkirk 40-8 as Keshone Beal ran for four touchdowns and threw a 42-yard scoring pass to Tamell Bass.

   Turner Wilson rushed for two TDs, Honeoye Falls-Lima forced six turnovers and the Cougars beat University Prep 25-8.

  
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   More Class C: Kaleb Taylor threw two touchdown passes and rushed for a team-best 73 yards to lead No. 21 Chatham past ninth-ranked Stillwater 26-21. Casey Sitzer caught a 21-yard TD pass from Taylor with 2:34 left to pull ahead.

   Dramatic finish: Hunter McAuley, a senior on Salamanca's soccer and football teams, converted his only field goal attempt of the season, a 27-yarder with :05 to go, as the Warriors edged No. 4 Maple Grove 23-21 in Class D regular-season action.

   It completed a rally from a 14-0 deficit. Maple Grove won 49-22 at Salamanca in their Week 3 matchup.

   More Class D: Wes Corr and Jason Holbrook combined for 250 yards rushing and four touchdowns as No. 14 Onondaga rolled past No. 6 Dolgeville 43-8 in the Section 3 quarterfinals. Corr caught two long touchdown pass from Zach Delaney and rushed for 114 yards.

    • In regular-season action Tioga built a 21-point lead in the second quarter and went on to beat No. 10 Greene 41-14.

   Noteworthy: Don't look now, but here comes Troy. The Flying Horses, NYSPHSAA champions in Class AA a season ago, are in Class A this fall and have run off seven straight wins after a 14-6 loss to Schalmont in the opener.

   The latest win was a 14-7 victory over Scotia-Glenville as Ari Holmes rushed for 203 yards and a score and also had a fumble recovery on defense.

   Troy stopped Scotia on downs inside the 10 in the final minute.

    • Jon Davis returned an interception for his team's sixth pick six of the season as Canisteo Greenwood defeated Dundee 20-8. Davis also rushed eight times for 135 yards as the Redskins won their first sectional game since 2008.

   More big numbers: Sidney QB Ryan Harris went 25-for-37 for 457 yards and five touchdowns as the unbeaten Cardinals closed out the regular season by outlasting Newark Valley 53-46. Junior Liam Matthews' (nine catches, 167 yards) third TD catch of the night, a 32-yarder along the left sideline, was the winning margin.

   Jayden Castrechini (20 carries, 274 yards, six TDs) and Corwyn Cleveland (21 carries, 285 yards, two TDs) led a crushing ground game as East Rochester/Gananda ran over Waterloo 62-32. The Bombers finished with 622 rushing yards. ... Will Rogers was 26-for-29 for 340 yards and seven Penn Yan touchdowns in a 48-0 whitewash of Dansville. Conner Fingar had five TD catches among his 12 receptions for 177 yards.

   Sean Dolac recorded 10 tackles, an interception and a sack on defense and ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns and threw for one score on offense as West Seneca East beat Kenmore West 42-7. ... Xavier Cruz ran for 220 yards and scored all five Oxford TDs in a 36-28 win over Unadilla Valley.

   Scoreboard: You can check out all of the Week 8 scores on our Road to Syracuse website and also view how ranked teams fared.


  
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