Fredonia climbs to 8th place in class C | News, Sports, Jobs
Fredonia moved up to 8th place in Class C in the latest New York State Sportswriters Association football rankings.
The Hillbillies (4-0, 3-0 Class C South), previously No.10, beat Salamanca 42-19 last Friday night at Veterans Park as quarterback Nick Whitfield completed 22 passes for 253 yards and two touchdowns while running eight times for 51 yards and a touchdown. The defeat dropped the Warriors (3-1, 2-1 Class C South) to No. 20 in Class C after previously holding the No. 11 ranking.
Southwestern (3-2, 2-1 Class C South), Fredonia’s opponent this Friday night, remained an honorable selection in Class C after Gowanda / Pine Valley was forced to abandon their scheduled game against the Trojans on Friday night. last week.
Jamestown (5-0, 4-0 Class A South) remained No. 2 in Class A after knocking down South Park 35-12 on Friday at Strider Field. Jaylen Butera ran 192 yards and four touchdowns in the win over the Sparks.
The Red Raiders return to action this Friday in Hamburg, which is a selection honorably mentioned in this week’s poll.
In Class D, Randolph (5-0, 3-0 Class D) maintained his No. 3 ranking by beating Portville 51-8 on Friday. Xander Hind ran for 238 yards and three touchdowns while catching a 30-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Carson Conley.
The Cardinals face Silver Creek / Forestville this Friday at Silver Creek.
Clymer / Sherman / Panama (4-1, 2-1 Class D) remained No. 5 in Class D after beating St. Mary’s 33-15 Saturday afternoon at Sherman. Trent Burchanowski ran for one touchdown and Micah Willink caught two touchdowns for the Wolfpack.
Franklinville / Ellicottville (4-1, 2-1 Class D) remained No. 9 in Class D due to their 41-20 loss to Cattaraugus-Little Valley last Friday night. Lucas Marsh threw five touchdowns in the win.
This Friday, Clymer / Sherman / Panama and the Titans will meet in Franklinville with second place in the league on the line. Both teams have already lost to Randolph. The No.2 seed would mean a quarter-final pass and a playoff semi-final home game.
Falconer / Cassadaga Valley / Maple Grove (3-1, 2-0 Class C South) made their Class C debut with an honorable selection after rallying to a 21-7 victory over Allegany-Limestone on Saturday.
The Golden Cougars host Chautauqua Lake / Westfield / Falconer Friday night at Bill Race Field.
Frewsburg (2-0) remained an honorable selection in 8-a-side football, although he hasn’t played a game since September 11. The Bears are expected to return to action Friday at home against Wellsville.
In the AA class, Canisius is # 2, Bennett # 19, Lancaster # 23 and Clarence # 25. Orchard Park is an honorable selection and Iona Prep of the Catholic High School Football League is No.1.
In Class A, Frontier is No.16 and Grand Island is No.24 while Lockport, Starpoint, Sweet Home and Williamsville South are honorable selections. Section VIII Garden City is # 1.
Iroquois is the highest ranked Class B team while Albion is 11th, West Seneca East 17th and WNY Maritime 22. Cheektowaga, St. Mary’s, Maryvale and Pioneer are Honorable Mention selections.
Medina is # 1 in Class C and Akron is # 4 while Depew and Wilson are Honorable Mention selections.
Tioga is the highest ranked Class D team and Red Jacket is No. 1 in 8-a-side football.
Fredonia moved up to 6th in the Class B standings with Nichols in 2nd and Lewiston-Porter in 4th. Section I Bronxville is number 1. The Hillbillies (13-0-0, 9-0-0 CCAA West Division) beat Olean, Frontier, Dunkirk and Westfield / Brocton last week before edging Southwestern 2-1 in overtime on Monday.
Frewsburg is the No. 17 team in the Class C standings while Portville is No. 4 and Section II Waterford is No. 1. The Bears (9-2-0, 7-0-0 CCAA Central Division) beat North Collins last week and Westfield / Brocton on Monday.
Clarence is # 2 in the AA class, Lancaster is # 13, and Williamsville North is # 20 while St. Anthony’s of the Catholic High School Athletic Association is # 1.
In Class A, Grand Island is # 5, Williamsville East is # 9, and Niagara Wheatfield is # 11 while Section III New Hartford is # 1.
Section III Poland is No. 1 in class D.
North Collins is ranked 15th in the Class D rankings where Section III Cincinnatus is ranked first. The Eagles (5-6-0, 2-5-0 CCAA Central Division) beat Silver Creek / Forestville and Eden last week, but lost at Chautauqua Lake. Maple Grove then beat the Eagles 10-0 on Tuesday.
In Class AA, Williamsville North is # 4 while Section XI Brentwood is # 1.
In Class A, Williamsville East is # 4, Williamsville South is # 7 and Sweet Home is # 10 while Section I Somers is # 1.
East Aurora is # 7 in Class B and Lewiston-Porter is # 11 while Section III Skaneateles is # 1.
Lafayette is # 8 and Portville is # 11 in Class C where Section II Maple Hill is # 1.