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October 29, 2022 - 5:07pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in football, Sports, Alexander, alexander hs.

The Alexander Trojans did on Friday night in a playoff game what it has done through the season: dominated an opponent.

This time the victim was Clyde Savannah.

The Trojans won 33-0.  All the scoring took place in the first half.


  • Trent Woods hit Kaden Lyons in the flats for an 8-yard touchdown pass. 
  • Woods completed a 20-yard pass to Benny Merrill.
  • Ricky Townley scored on a three-yard run.
  • Woods hit Cristian Kissell.
  • Tyler Marino scored on a 16-yard run.

Defensively, the Trojans recorded their fifth shutout in the eight victories.  Kaden Lyons led the team with 9 tackles.  Ricky Townley had 8 tackles. Mason Bump had 6 tackles.  Cristian Kissell recorded a QB Sack. Kingston Woods had a fumble recovery.  Cole Dean also had a fumble recovery and 3 tackles. 

Woods ended up 5-10 passing for 120 yards and three TDs.   Woods also carried five times for 60 yards.  Ricky Townley led the Trojans with 62 yards on only 9 carries. 


October 23, 2022 - 6:53pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in pembroke, pembroke hs, Sports, football.


The Pembroke Dragons improved to 7-1 by defeating CG Finney/Christian Northstar 47-12 Saturday.

Tyson Totten rushed for over 200 yards for the fifth time this season. Felski added three touchdowns while Sean Pustkulla caught a 48-yard pass from Cayden Pfazler for TD right before halftime. 

Nate Duttweiler had a sack and forced a fumble on defense while Cayden Pfalzer had an interception with Joe Gibson recovering a fumble. 

Tyson Totten, Jacob Von Kramer, Jayden Mast, Octavius Martin, Jacob Dulski, Caleb Felski, Jayden Bridge, JJ Gabbey and Cayden Pfazler all had five or more tackles on the day. 

Photos courtesy of Kim Dulski.






October 23, 2022 - 5:43pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in oae, football, Sports, Notre Dame.


For the seventh time in seven games, the Oakfield-Alabama/Elba Aggies scored at least 38 points on their way to a dominating win.

Only once has an opponent scored more than one touchdown against the Aggies.

This time, OAE beat Notre Dame 48-0.


  • Bodie Hyde runs for 2 yards.
  • Bodie Hyde passes to Kyle Porter for 55 yards.
  • Bodie Hyde runs for 67 yards.
  • Noah Currier runs for 27 yards.
  • Bodie Hyde runs for 27 yards.
  • Noah Currier runs for 33 yards.
  • Noah Currier runs for 41 yards.

Avery Watterson hit six of seven point after attempts.

Hyde was 7-9 passing for 154 yards, a TD and an interception.

Currie rushed for 169 yards and three touchdowns on 12 attempts.  Hyde gained 145 yards, scored three times, on 12 carries.

Porter had three receptions for 74 yards and a TD.

"This was a great game to wrap up the end of the regular season with," said Head Coach Tyler Winter. "It was a solid performance on the scoreboard and we took a step in our team's process.  However, there is still plenty to take back to the film room and dive into as we prepare for our second season."

The Fighting Irish finish the regular season 4-3.

Photos by Kristin Smith.  For more, click here.






October 23, 2022 - 4:39pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sports, football, Batavia HS, batavia.


In a season in which no opponent has even come close to beating Batavia, for the fourth time in seven games the Blue Devils held a challenger to fewer than seven points.

This time it was Newark/Marion that Batavia dominated for a convincing 54-6 win.


  • Ja'vin McFollins 30-yard pass to Aidan Anderson.
  • Cam McClinic, six-yard run.
  • McFollins 6-yard pass to Brendan Burgess.
  • Anderson, 3-yard run.
  • McFollins 15-yard pass to Carter McFollins
  • Anderson, 6-yard run.
  • Newark scores on a kickoff return.
  • Bronx Buchholz 30-yard run.
  • Devan Flanagan, 7-yard run.

McFollins was 10-11 passing for 141 and the three TDs.

Mekhi Fortes gained 67 yards on six carries. McClinic, 54 yards and a TD on six carries. Anderson 34 yards and two TDs on five carries.  Bucholz, 45 yards and a TD on three carries.

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Photos by Steve Ognibene








October 22, 2022 - 8:50pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Le Roy, le roy hs, football, Sports.


The Le Roy Oatkan Knights shut down Letchworth/Warsaw/Perry in football on Friday, 21-0.

Tony Piazza scored all three of Le Roy's touchdowns on runs of 36 yards, three yards, and six yards, leading to three successful point after attempts by Andrew Pocock.

Piazza finished with 102 yards rushing on 13 carries.

Drew Strollo gained 87 yards on 22 carries.  Strollo was 3-4 passing for 31 yards.

Piazza also led the way on defense with nine tackles and a sack.

Photos by Ed Henry.  Top photo: Le Roy’s Bryce Lathan drops another kickoff returner.


Tony Piazza posted three TDs to power the Le Roy offense.


LeRoy’s Jack Lathan (51) contests a Let-Saw-Perry pass.


Tony Piazza drops the L-S-P QB.


Le Roy speedster Maverick Cook.


Drew Strollo spots his receiver downfield.


Jackson Fix cuts back on this run.


Manny Fisher breaks free.


Keegan Park (72) and his teammates halt this run. 

October 22, 2022 - 8:30pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Alexander, Sports, football.

The Alexander Trojans finish the regular football season at a perfect 7-0 after a perfect shoutout when over Cal-Mum/Byron-Bergen on Friday, 43-0.

Touchdowns were scored by:

  • Christian Kissell on a 9-yard reception.
  • Ricky Townley scored on a 1-yard run.
  • Kaden Lyons scored on a 1-yard run.
  • Benny Merrill on a 12-yard reception.
  • Tyler Marino scored on a 2-yard run.
  • Mason Bump scored on a 3-yard run.

QB Trenton Woods was 7-11 for 106 yards and 2 touchdowns and an interception. 

Tyler Marino gained 71 yards on nine carries. Rickey Townley finished with 55 yards.  Kaden Lyons added 40 yards rushing.

Benny Merrill led the Trojans with three receptions for 57 yards and a TD.

The Trojans have outscored their opponents 282 to 29 on the season.

The Trojans expect to be the #2 seed in the Class D sectionals.
October 18, 2022 - 12:22am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Le Roy, football, Sports, le roy hs.


Le Roy shut out Hornell on Friday night in Hornell, 33-0.

Adrian Stephens was 3-8 passing for 51 yards and a TD.

The TD was a 17-yard connection to Merritt Holly, Jr.

Jackson Fix was 1-4 passing for 21 yards, hitting Cal Koukides for a touchdown.

Emmanuel Fisher gained 90 yards on five carries and scored a TD.

Fix rushed 16 times for 54 yards and a TD.

Stephens, 47 yards on nine carries, also scoring a TD.

Photos by Ed Henry.

Top photo: Connor Hegeman displays perfect tackling technique. 


Ryan Higgins’ pressure led to an incomplete pass.


Le Roy center Holden Sullivan taking on multiple linemen. 


Le Roy’s Merritt Holly pulls in a TD pass for the Knights. 


Mav Cook (left) and Cal Koukides double-team on defense. 


Le Roy’s Bryce Lathan smothers the Hornell QB. 


Xavien Walker (left) congratulates Manny Fisher on his 84-yard TD run.

October 15, 2022 - 8:02pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in pembroke, Sports, football.


The Pembroke Dragons improved to 6-1 with a 28-12 win over Bolivar-Richburg in eight-man football on Friday.

Tyson Totten rushed for 260 yards and two touchdowns. He also threw for one TD.

Cayden Pfalzer had one rushing and receiving touchdown.

Jayden Mast and Caleb Felski each led the way defensively with 13 tackles, with Jeremy Gabbey Jr., Tyson Totten, and Cayden Pfalzer each notching 11 tackles.

Kicker Sean Pustulka was 4 for 4 on extra points.

Photos courtesy of Kim Dulski





October 15, 2022 - 7:31pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Notre Dame, Sports, football.

Cal-Mum scored first, but Notre Dame scored last, and in the end, that's what mattered most as the Fighting Irish walked away with a 19-13 win on Friday night.

For Notre Dame, Hayden Groff scored twice in the first quarter -- on a 1-yard run and a 3-yard run.

The final touchdown against Cal-Mum/Byron-Bergen came at 11:15 in the fourth quarter when Jay Antinore hit Jaden Sherwood for 13 yards and a touchdown.

Antinore was 15-27 passing for 157 yards and the TD.  He was not intercepted.

Bryceton Berry had four receptions for 67 yards, James Fanara, six for 45 yards and Ryan Fitzpatrick, three for 24 yards.

Groff gained 53 yards on 16 attempts. 

George Woodruff led the defense with 8.5 tackles and a sack.

The Irish improve to 4-2 on the season.

October 15, 2022 - 6:55pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Alexander, alexander hs, Sports, football.

After six football games, the Alexander Trojans remain undefeated with a win Friday against Midlakes 32-0.

Tyler Marino started at QB for the Trojans and opened the scoring when he hit Benny Merrill on a 20-yard play-action pass down the middle.  

In the 2nd quarter, Marino found Merrill again on a 20-yard TD catch.

Marino then scored on defense with an interception, taking the ball 90-yards downfield for the TD. It was his second pick-six in two weeks. 

In the second half, the Trojans took the opening kickoff and on the first set of downs, Trenton Woods found Merrill on a 55-yard TD pass. Late in the third quarter, Woods scrambled in for a TD run from 4 yards out.

Behind a stout line of Cristian Kissell, Jaden Snyder, Connor Thompson, Dom Kwiatek, Cole Dean, and Dylan Pohl, running back Ricky Townley became the Trojan's first 100-yard rusher in a game this season, running for 114 yards on 16 carries.  Kaden Lyons gained 73 yards on seven carries.

Defensively, Mason Bump and Ricky Townley each had 6 tackles and Townley forced a fumble.

The Trojans are home next week against Cal-Mum.

October 15, 2022 - 5:34pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in football, Sports, Batavia HS, batavia.


After a 35-20 win on the road against Honeoye Falls-Lima on Friday night, the Batavia Blue Devils, at 7-0, are a lock on first place in the Class B division of Section V football for 2022.

Late in the first quarter, HFL pulled within a touchdown of Batavia but the Blue Devils tacked on one last score at the close of the game on a 43-yard pass from Ja'vin McFollins to Cole Grazioplene.

The scoring started with McFollins dashing into the end zone on a 3-yard run. Batavia scored again on a McFollins pass of 64 yards to Vincent Arroyo, and then Aiden Anderson scored on a 2-yard run late in the second quarter for 21 unanswered posts at the half for the Blue Devils.

HFL scored twice in the third quarter, then Batavia increased its lead on a short run by Aiden Anderson.

McFollins was 6-8 passing or 95 yards and two TDs. Anderson rushed for 124 yards and two TDs on 29 carries. Grazioplene caught three passes, including the TD, for 61 yards.

Avion Bethel had seven tackles to lead the Batavia defense.

HFL is now 5-2 on the season.

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Photos by Steve Ognibene










October 12, 2022 - 2:46am
posted by Howard B. Owens in OAE Titans, Bulldawgs, Sports, football.


The Oakfield-Alabama/Elba Titans hosted the Batavia Bulldawgs in three youth football games at O-A's field on Saturday, with a 7 p.m. start time on the third game, giving the JV squads an opportunity to play under the lights.


  • Beginners, OAE over Batavia 31-0
  • Minis, Batavia beat OAE 40-0
  • JV, Batavia 14, OAE 6

Photos by Kristin Smith. For more photos, click here.















October 8, 2022 - 3:40pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sports, football, oakfield-alabama, elba, oae.


The Oakfield-Alabama Aggies remain undefeated on the 2022 season after swamping Cal-Mum/Byron-Bergen 48-13 on Friday night.

It was senior night for the Aggies.

  • Noah Currier had Carries, 131 yards, three Rushing TDs, a 32-yard reception TD, and 60-yard fumble recovery returned for a touchdown.
  • Bodie Hyde, five carries, 121 yards, one TD, 2-4 passing, 59 Yards, two passing TDs, and on defense, eight tackles and a fumble recovery.
  • Connor Scott, two carries, 43 yards, 5 Tackles, and a fumble recovery.
  • Brayden Smith, 10 tackles
  • Aiden Warner, 10 tackles
  • TJ Andrews , nine tackles

"It's nice to get a win against a tough opponent like CMBB, but the story tonight was about how we need to continue to work towards cleaning up a few things if we are going to accomplish the goals we want to accomplish," said Head Coach Tyler Winter. "Luckily, true progress is not always linear.  We will enjoy the win tonight and look to our next opponent as an opportunity to take steps in the right direction for our team's journey."

Photos by Kristin Smith. For more photos, click here.











October 8, 2022 - 3:16pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in football, Sports, Le Roy, le roy hs.


Drew Strollo helped Le Roy to four scores on four early possession on Friday night to help the Oatkan Knights to a 53-14 win over Vertus Charter.

Strollo scored hit Jack Tonzi on a 34-yard TD pass, ran four two yards to score, hit Tonzi again on a 33-yard pass, and ran for a three-yard touchdown.

The score was 27-8 at the half. 

In the second half, Tony Piazza scored on runs of 24 yards and one yard. Jackson Fix scored on a run of 30 yards and Simeon Fisher ran the ball in from 13-yards out.

Strollo was 2-5 passing for 67 yards.  He ran for 141 yards on 17 attempts. Jackson fixed gained 86 yards on ten carries and Piazza rushed for 66 yards on 10 carries.

Bryce Lathan had six tackles. Ryan Higgins had a QB sack and three tackles.

Photos by Ed Henry.  Top photo: Xavien Walker, Tony Piazza, and Jackson Fix halt the Vertus running back.


Cal Koukides (24) celebrates (33) Jack Tonzi’s touchdown reception.


Bryce Lathan (42) is a terror on the LeRoy kickoff team.


LeRoy’s Andrew Pocock (40) boots another successful PAT kick.


LeRoy’s Keegan Park drops the Vertus RB in the backfield.


 LeRoy’s Manny Fisher disrupts the Vertus pass attempt.


LeRoy’s Ayden Riggi provides a block for teammate Cal Koukides (24).


LeRoy’s Drew Strollo avoids a would-be tackler.


Drew Strollo (34) celebrates (5) Jackson Fix’s TD run. 

October 8, 2022 - 2:54pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Notre Dame, Sports, football.

The Fighting Irish of Notre Dame were solid against Clyde Savannah on Saturday for a 20-6 win


  • Notre Dame, Jay Antinore's pass complete to Jaden Sherwood for 27 yards.  PAT Brandon Carrick.
  • Notre Dame, Jay Antinore connects with Jaden Sherwood for a 7-yard TD  PAT Brandon Carrick.
  • Clyde Savannah, Zymere Smith runs for 17 yards. Two-point conversion attempt fails
  • Nortre Dame, Jay Antinore runs for 16 yards.  

Antinore was 13-19 passing for 258 yards.  He also threw three interceptions. Antinore ran for 67 yards and a TD.

Ryan Fitzpatrick and James Fanara each had four receptions, for 140 and 51 yards respectively.

Jaden Sherwood and Ryan Fitzpatrick led the team in tackles with five apiece.

October 8, 2022 - 2:43pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in football, Sports, Alexander.

Alexander scored the first six times the Trojans touched the football on Friday against Cuba-Rushford leading to a 41-7 win.


  • A 25-yard pass play from Trent Woods to Kaden Lyons. 
  • Woods, 25-yards, to Benny Merrill in back left corner of the endzone.   
  • Woods again connected with Lyons and after breaking two tackles Kaden crossed the goal line from 15-yards out. 
  • One minute later Tyler Marino had a pick-six from 50 yards out
  • With 2 minutes to go in the half, 2-yard run by RB Ricky Townley. 
  • In the third quarter, the Trojans moved the ball down the field and Trenton Woods finished the drive with an 8-yard keeper

Cuba-Rushford scored on the final play of the game.

Townley ran eight times for 65 yards and one TD. Woods had six carries for 64 yards and one TD  and was 4-6 passing for 64 yards and three touchdowns. Kaden Lyons had two carries for 23 yards and two receptions for 40 yards and 2 TDs.

Defensively Mason Bump and Kaden Lyons along with Ricky Townley each had seven tackles. 

October 8, 2022 - 2:33pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sports, football, Batavia HS, batavia.

From the start, the Batavia Blue Devils easily handled another opponent, cruising to a 41-20 win over Dansville/Wayland-Cohocton on Friday night.

Carter McFollins opened the scoring with a 90-yard kickoff return.

Batavia scored again on the first quarter on a 19-yard pass from Ja'vin McFollins to Cole Grazioplene.

In the second quarter,  Aiden Anderson on runs of 3 yards and 8 yards. 

In the second half, Mekhi Fortes scored on an 8-yard run, and Zay Griffin scored on a 65-yard run.

Wayland scored three times in the second-half.

For Batavia, Julia Petry connected on five of six point-after attempts.

For the game, Anderson ran for 109 yards on 14 attempts and Griffin 82 yards on three attempts.

Ja'vin McFollins was 7-11 passing for 121 yards.

Carter McFollins had two receptions for 55 yards.

On defense, Garret Schmidt had 10 tackles.

October 2, 2022 - 11:51am
posted by Howard B. Owens in Sports, football, Alexander, Notre Dame.


Alexander had all of the pieces working -- offense, defense, and special teams -- in their 49-7 win over Notre Dame on Saturday.

Scoring Summary:

  • First quarter, 8:40, Alexander, Richard Townley 1-yard run. PAT by Dalton Selapack.
  • First quarter, 4:43, Alexander, Richard Townley, 10-yard run.  PAT by Dalton Selapack.
  • Second quarter, 11:14, Alexander, Bryceton Berry punt attempt blocked. Recovered by Kaden Lyons in the end zone. PAT by Dalton Selapack.
  • Second quarter, 7:07, Alexander, Mason Bump 8-yard run. PAT by Dalton Selapack.
  • Second quarter, 5:00, Notre Dame, James Fanara 3-yard pass complete to Ryan Fitzpatrick.  PAT by Brandon Carrick.
  • Second quarter, 2:53, Alexander, Richard Townley 4-yard run. PAT by Dalton Selapack.
  • Third quarter, 7:00, Alexander, Kaden Lyons 20-yard run. PAT by Dalton Selapack.
  • Third quarter, 1:25, Alexander, Mason Bump, 4-yard run. PAT by Dalton Selapack.

Trenton Woods was 6-10 passing for Alexander for 119 yards. 

Townley rushed for 61 yards on 12 attempts. Bump gained 53 yards on nine carries. Ben Merrill had three receptions for 62 yards.

For Notre Dame, James Fanara was 3-13 passing for 39 yards and a TD and he gained 31 yards on the ground on seven carries.

The Trojans remain undefeated at 4-0.  Notre Dame is 2-2.

Photos by Kristin Smith.  For more, click here.





October 1, 2022 - 4:58pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in football, Sports, pembroke.


The Pembroke Dragons improved to 4-1 in eight-man football on Friday with a 41-14 win over Wellsville.

Tyson Totten rushed for 337 yards and four touchdowns to eclipse 1,000 yards rushing on the season.

Other scores were by Cayden Pfalzer and Caleb Felski.

Nathan Duttweiler led the team in tackles while Sean Pustulka and Avery Ferriera added an interception each.

Jayden Mast and Jayden Bridge each had a sack and Jacob Dulski a fumble recovery.

The Dragons play their last home game this Friday against the Holley Hawks for Homecoming and Senior Night. 

Submitted information and photos.






October 1, 2022 - 4:44pm
posted by Howard B. Owens in Le Roy, le roy hs, Sports, football.


The Oatkan Knights got back on the winning side of the ball on Friday night against Bishop Timon-St. Jude, coming up with a 21-7 win.

Le Roy converted three turnovers into scores and held strong on defense in the third quarter when Bishop threatened from inside their 10.


  • First quarter, Le Roy at 3:07, Tony Piazza 3-yard run (Andrew Pocock kick)
  • Fourth quarter, Le Roy at 5:34, Adrian Stephens2-yard pass to Merritt Holly, Jr. (Pocock kick)
  • Fourth quarter, Le Roy at 2:37, Tony Piazza 5-yard run (Pocock kick)
  • Fourth quarter, Bishop at 2:10, James McNeil Jr. 60-yard run (Andrew Fino kick)

Pizza rushed for 114 yards on 15 caries.

On defense, Jack Tonzi had six tackles.

Photos by Ed Henry. Top photo: Le Roy RB Tony Piazza bulls through the Timon defense.


Le Roy RB Drew Strollo sweeps around the end.


Cal Koukides (24) and Jack Tonzi (33) bring down the Timon RB.


Huge LeRoy team push versus Bishop Timon.


Cal Koukides (24) and Jackson Fix swarm the Timon receiver.


Cal Koukides (24) broke up several passes in the contest.


Ayden Riggi (67) rejoices with Connor Hegeman (21) after Connor's INT.

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