By WOLVERIDGE LANGAN
If both Spencerport and Wheatland-Chili are to add a third New York State Championship in as many years, it will continue this weekend in the Far West Regionals.
Webster Schroeder (Class AA), Spencerport (A) and Palmyra Macedon (B) represent Section V in the Far West Regional at Webster Schroeder while Wheatland-Chili (C) and Kendall (D) participate in Webster Thomas.
Here are the matchups:
Class AA Saturday (Nov. 3) 3:30 p.m.
How they arrived here: Clarence rolled past Jamestown 10-0 in the quarterfinal, and shut out both Frontier in the semi-final and Williamsville North in the final to win the Section VI Class AA championship.
Webster Schroeder dominated play in their Section V Class AA Sectional opener against SOTA, winning 6-1, squeaked by Hilton in the semi-final 2-1 and eliminated Penfield in overtime, 1-0.
Total goals scored: Webster Schroeder (34), Clarence (70)
Total goals allowed: Webster Schroeder (13), Clarence (11)
Class A Saturday (Nov. 3) 1 p.m.
How they arrived here: Amherst took down Kenmore East 6-1 in the quarterfinals of Section VI Class A2, sliding past Iroquois 3-2 and shutting out Lewiston Porter 1-0 to win the final. Amherst topped Williamsville East 2-1 in the regional qualifier.
Spencerport eliminated Churchville-Chili in the quarterfinal of the Section V Class A tournament, defeating Wayne Central 2-1 in order to eek out another one goal win over Our Lady of Mercy in the final, 3-2.
Total goals scored: Spencerport (59), Amherst (54)
Total goals allowed: Spencerport (6), Amherst (29)
Class B Saturday (Nov. 3) 6 p.m.
How they arrived here: Allegany-Limestone pitched shutouts the whole way, drubbing first round opponent John F. Kennedy 10-0, semi-finalist Akron 4-0 and Fredonia 6-0 to win the Section VI Class B2 final. Olean fell to A-L 2-1 in the regional qualifier.
Palmyra-Macedon began the Section V Class B1 Sectional with a 6-1 victory over Batavia, shutting out Greece Odyssey 3-0 in the second round and toppling Newark 2-1 in the final. Pal-Mac ran past Dansville in the regional qualifier.
Total goals scored: Allegany-Limestone (97), Palmyra-Macedon (68)
Total goals allowed: Allegany-Limestone (19), Palmyra-Macedon (21)
Class C Saturday (Nov. 3) 2:30 p.m.
How they arrived here: A 6-0 shutout against Westfield started Maple Grove’s Section VI Class C run, followed by a 1-0 shutout of Holland in the semifinal and a 2-1 win over Portville in the final.
Wheatland-Chili started off the Section V Class C3 championship strong with a 3-0 blanking of Caledonia-Mumford, followed by a 2-0 shutout of Keshequa and 4-0 dismissal of York to win the sectional. W-C took down Avon 2-1 and handed Marion a 1-0 loss in the regional qualifier.
Total goals scored: Wheatland-Chili (74), Maple Grove (72)
Total goals allowed: Wheatland-Chili (10), Maple Grove (12)
Class D Saturday (Nov. 3) 5 p.m.
How they arrived here: North Collins beat Frankville 3-0 in the first and only game of the Section VI Class D tournament.
Kendall brushed off Alfred-Almond in the Section VI Class D1 quarterfinals, 4-1, shutting out upstart Arkport/Canaseraga 6-0 in the semi-final and defeating Fillmore 2-1 in the final. Kendall went on to eliminate Hinsdale in the regional qualifier.
Total goals scored: Kendall (64), North Collins (28)
Total goals allowed: Kendall (25), North Collins (24)
Spencerport shared last year’s Class A title with Pearl River, but holds a solo claim to the 2016 crown. Both Spencerport and Wheatland-Chili secured their program’s first state championships in the same year.