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Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018: No. 1 Chenango Forks beats No. 3 Maine-Endwell

   Leading off today: Chenango Forks senior running back Jeremiah Allen rushed for 183 of his 215 yards in the firs half, sparking the No. 1 Blue Devils to a 24-14 victory over No. 3 Maine-Endwell as two of the state's best Class B teams closed out their regular season Saturday.

   Allen, who missed the first half of the season due to illness after having rolled up 2,282 yards and 35 touchdowns as a junior, scored on a 77-yard run to break a 6-6 tie in the first half. Two plays later, junior Matt Paske recovered a fumbled Spartans handoff to set the table for an eight-play, 47-yard drive to another TD and an 18-6 lead.

    • M-E played all but three downs without Colgate-bound lineman A.J. DeSantis (knee) and Forks lost top lineman Nick Mugglin (ankle) on the first play from scrimmage.

   More Sec. 4: Vestal senior Matt Thrasher rushed 40 times for 206 yards to highlight a 30-28 upset of previously unbeaten Elmira, ranked 14th in Class AA.

   Thrasher scored the game's final touchdown on a 50-yard burst with 1:05 to go in the third quarter. His final 29 carries of the day accounted for 202 of his yards.

   Lots of overtime playoff action: Pittsford junior Kyle Hennessey split the uprights on his overtime extra-point kick, sending Pittsford into the Section 5 Class AA semifinals with a 28-27 win over Fairport.

   After Dante Coccia (20 carries, 116 yards, three TDs) scored from five yards out on the Red Raiders' overtime possession, Pittsford was facing a fourth-and-four from the 14-yard line. The Panthers ran an end-around to Clyde Williams for the game-tying TD, setting up the winning kick.

   Pittsford had forced OT with a TD wit 1:28 to play one snap after converting a fourth-and-12 situation.

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    • Senior Darnel Shillinford scored twice after the game ended scoreless in regulation and Putnam Valley earned a 14-8 win over Nanuet in the Section 1 Class B quarterfinals.

   Shillinford caught a TD from Quinn Strang on the opening play of overtime, but Nanuet answered with a touchdown and a 2-point conversion to send the game to a second OT. Shillingford scored again and Joe Cioffi sealed the win with an interception.

    • Evan Snow connected with Luis Perez for a 4-yard touchdown in overtime as AuSable Valleyedged Saranac Lake 12-6 in the Section 7 class C semifinals.

   Saranac Lake had the first OT possession, but AuSable Valley ended the opportunity with a fourth-down interception.

   Patriots coach Nick Moore won his debut as interim head coach after Ed McCallister was fired Monday.

  
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   "I was put in a position of sticking to my guns and staying sincere to somebody that I love and respect in coach McCallister or turning my back on the kids," Moore said. "In my opinion, I feel that I am wrong either way, but I feel that I am less wrong for staying for these kids. I would always have regretted bailing on these kids."

   Class D upset: Elliot Riley finished with eight tackles, a sack and a fumble recover as York/Pavilion blanked No. 12 Batavia Notre Dame 19-0 in the Section 5 Class D quarterfinals. Sebastian Hackett rushed nine times for 96 yards and a touchdown.

   CHSFL action: Kellenberg, ranked 10th in Class A, escaped with a 33-32 win over St. Peter's on a touchdown and extra point in the final minute.

   Also noteworthy: Josh Wallace broke a 99-yard touchdown run to tie the game for Hudson in the final quarter, but Hudson Falls came back to earn a 40-38 victory and a game that took 3½ hours to finish.

    • Lockport senior receiver Malik Brooks broke the Section 6 record for receiving yards in a season during the Lions' 61-35 loss to Clarence. Brooks entered the regular-season finale needing 171 yards to break the mark of 1,182 by Grand Island's Alex Neutz in 2008. He finished with 12 catches for 233 yards and two touchdowns.

   More big numbers: Glens Falls' Joe Girard III completed 7 of 8 passes for 228 yards and five touchdowns in a 61-6 rout of Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk. ... New Rochelle junior Jessie Parson scored on a 91-yard kickoff return and an 83-yard rush to help beat White Plains 49-14. Mac Coughlin went 8-for-10 for 188 yards and three touchdowns, including TD passes for 72 and 28 yards to Kayshaun Thomas.

   Angelo Petrakis rushed for 178 yards and five touchdowns on 18 carries as Massapequa downed Baldwin 47-26. Down 26-20 in the third quarter, Petrakis scored the tying and go-ahead touchdowns, then scored again on a 26-yard run in the fourth quarter. ... Xavier Arline rushed for 240 yards and four touchdowns on 19 carries to lead Shoreham-Wading River over Port Jefferson 40-14.

   Scoreboard: You can check out all of the Week 8 scores on our Road to Syracuse website.


  
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