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
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.
• 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.