Section V Football Week 3 Look Ahead: Cal-Mum/BB, LeRoy clash; Avon faces class C champ Letsaw

Top (l-r): Rush-Henrietta quarterback Pat Sherron rolls out. HF-L will try to rebound after its loss to UPrep. (Photo: DAVE YATES). Middle: Greece Odyssey/Olympia running back Corey Bright (36) attempts to elude the tackle of Churchville-Chili’s Eldin Perez (23). (Photo: JENNIFER LAEMLEIN/Perfect Motion Photography). Bottom (l-r): UPrep’s Joshua Quinn looks for room to run. (Photo: DAVE YATES). Eastridge’s defense stacks up Brockport. (Photo: DAVE YATES). Jake Hill (1) will look to lead LeRoy in a battle of 2-0 squads when the Oatkan Knights meet Caledonia-Mumford/Byron-Bergen. (Photo provided).

By JOHN LIKANJE

Week 2 of the 2019 Section V football campaign featured teams either looking to bounce back or build upon momentum from a season-opening victory. After the conclusion of Saturday’s contests, 20 teams remained undefeated while nine squads evened their record at 1-1. Here are a few upcoming matchups featuring a clash of high-powered offenses in class C and another game that includes a sectional rematch:

GAME OF THE WEEK: CAL-MUM/BB VS. LEROY

Both of these teams feature blistering offenses that can score in a hurry. Senior Bryce Yockel exploded for 250 rushing yards and six touchdowns as Caledonia-Mumford/Byron Bergen (Cal-Mum/BB) downed Wellsville, 47-14. Quarterback Joe Laursen threw for 160 passing yards. Sophomore wide receiver Kyle Wade had 87 yards and a touchdown. Seniors Andrew Englerth and Jake Hill combined for 286 rushing yards as the Knights surged for 23 second-half points against East Rochester/Gananda.

Leroy is averaging 39.0 points per game and Cal-Mum/BB scores 36. These squads boast staunch defenses as well. LeRoy has shut out their opponents in the first half of both games. Cal-Mum/BB has only allowed 14 points in eight quarters played.

“The penalties, we have to get taken care of,” Knights head coach Brian Herdlein said in a postgame interview on September 13th. “They’re (Cal-Mum/BB) kind of the same as ER (East Rochester/Gananda). They love to run the ball, so we have to be able to stop the run. They have a great running back. We faced them two times the last couple of years. It’s always going to be a great game between the two of us. Just a great battle for four quarters and that’s something we’re going to have to preach. Playing mistake-free football, turnover-free football and hopefully we come out with a win.”

LeRoy defeated Cal-Mum/BB, 15-7, in Week 4 last season. Cal-Mum/BB shut out the Knights in the final three quarters of the Connors & Ferris C1 Bowl for a 22-7 victory. Game is set for Friday at 7:30 p.m. at LeRoy High School.

OTHER MATCHUPS TO LOOK OUT FOR…..

Penn Yan at Attica – These teams were on a collision course to meet in the 2018 class C sectional final before Penn Yan was shut out by eventual champion, Letchworth-Warsaw, in the semifinals. Timothy McBride’s squad is on a mission, winning their first two games, including a decisive win over Marcus Whitman/Bloomfield, 35-12, this past weekend. Attica, last year’s sectional runner-up, is led by Zachary Strzelec. The junior running back has compiled 306 rushing yards and 37 tackles in a pair of victories for the Blue Devils. Game is set for Friday at 7 p.m. at Attica High School.

East at Greece Arcadia – This will be a rematch of last year’s class A sectional quarterfinals in which the East High Eagles defeated the Greece Arcadia Titans, 14-7. The Titans followed up a season-opening victory over Irondequoit with a 41-2 triumph over Greece Athena on Saturday. The Eagles dominated Irondequoit as well, 34-14, to bounce back from a Week 1 loss to Eastridge. Game will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Greece Arcadia High School.

VIEW MORE JENNIFER LAEMLEIN PHOTOS HERE

Letchworth/Warsaw at Avon – Avon has already matched their win total from last season with back-to-back victories to open the 2019 campaign. Now, Andrew Englert’s squad will face their first tough hurdle in defending class C champion, Letchworth-Warsaw. The Indians have not skipped a beat, shutting out Wayland-Cohocton in Week 1 before beating Mynderse/South Seneca in Week 2. Game is set for Friday at 7 p.m. at Avon High School.

Red Jacket at Batavia-Notre Dame – After avenging a loss to York/Pavilion in last season’s class D sectional quarterfinals, Batavia-Notre Dame took care of business in Perry on Thursday night. The Red Jacket Indians have won their first two games of the season thanks to Matt Record’s 187 passing yards. “It’s a big week with Red Jacket coming in and one thing that I think we really need to work on is our secondary,” Batavia-Notre Dame head coach Joseph Zambito said in a postgame interview on September 12th. Game will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Notre Dame High School.

FULL SLATE

FRIDAY

6 p.m. – Wilson Magnet at Irondequoit

7 p.m. – Clyde Savannah at Alexander

7 p.m. – Penn Yan at Attica

7 p.m. – Letchworth/Warsaw at Avon

7 p.m. – Greece Athena at Brockport

7 p.m. – Wellsville at Dansville

7 p.m. – Waterloo at East Rochester/Gananda

7 p.m. – Webster Thomas at Churchville-Chili

7 p.m. – Aquinas at Fairport

7 p.m. – Spencerport at Gates-Chili

7 p.m. – Wayne at Geneva

7 p.m. – McQuaid at Hilton

7 p.m. – Batavia at Honeoye Falls-Lima

7 p.m. – Leadership at Jamesville-Dewitt (III)

7 p.m. – Wayland-Cohocton at Mynderse/South Seneca

7 p.m. – Bishop Kearney/Rochester Prep at Palmyra-Macedon

7 p.m. – Cattaraugus/Little Valley (VI) at Perry

7 p.m. – Monroe at Pittsford

7 p.m. – Greece Olympia/Odyssey at Victor

7:15 p.m. – Eastridge at Newark

7:30 p.m. – Geneseo/Mount Morris at Bolivar-Richburg

7:30 p.m. – Canisteo-Greenwood at Cuba-Rushford

7:30 p.m. – Livonia at Hornell

7:30 p.m. – Caledonia-Mumford/Byron Bergen at LeRoy

SATURDAY

1 p.m. – Webster Schroeder at Rush-Henrietta

1 p.m. – Penfield at St. Mary’s (PSAL)

1:30 p.m. – Bath-Haverling at Marcus Whitman/Bloomfield

1:30 p.m. – Red Jacket at Batavia-Notre Dame

2 p.m. – Brighton at Canandaigua

2 p.m. – East at Greece Arcadia

3 p.m. – Central Square (III) at Edison Tech

7 p.m. – Lyons at York/Pavilion

7:30 p.m. – UPrep at Midlakes

WEEK 2 INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY LEADERS

*Individual statistics based upon those reported by schools.

Class AA
Passing
PlayerSchoolYearYards
Szalkowski, T.AquinasJr.285
Cairns, J.McQuaidJr.195
Dear, T.SchroederSr.188
Everett, Q.MonroeSo.99
Stuver, K.FairportSr.87
Receiving
Passero, A.McQuaidSr.179
von Ahnen, J.SchroederSr.84
Fame, E.SchroederSr.53
Snow, V.SchroederJr.49
Williams, R.Rush-HenriettaSr.42
Rushing
Meyers, S.HiltonSr.140
Walker, W.Rush-HenriettaSr.133
Passero, A.McQuaidSr.74
Stuver, K.FairportSr.64
Johnson, D.SchroederSr.62
Tackles
Kimbrew, J.McQuaidJr.7
Fenton, P.AquinasJr.7
Teresi, W.McQuaidJr.6
Pelletier, M.AquinasSr.5
Bergeron, Q.McQuaidSr.5
Touchdowns
Passero, A.McQuaidSr.3
Benjamin, W.AquinasSo.3
Rice, K.FairportJr.2
Sherron, P.Ruh-HenriettaSr.2
Class A
Passing
PlayerSchoolYearYards
Hurell, X.OLY/ODYJr.283
Knapp, J.VictorJr.190
Knapp, T.BrightonJr.142
Carter, K.ThomasSr.132
Gilbert, A.East Jr.95
Receiving
Parr, S.OLY/ODYJr.111
Strong, L.OLY/ODYJr.95
Carl, J.BrightonSr.93
Roberts, E.VictorSr.87
Oddi, M.VictorSr.77
Rushing
Crumity, K.ArcadiaSr.217
Tourangeau,S.BrightonJr.146
Wantuck, Z.CanandaiguaSr.128
Brock, F.EastSr.107
Beamon, K.SpencerportJr.106
Tackles
Fingler, B.Churchville-ChiliJr.12
McGowan, D.Wilson MagnetSr.12
Lofton, M.Wilson MagnetSr.10
Johnson, B.BrightonSr.9.5
2 players tied with 7.5 tackles
Touchdowns
Crumity, K.ArcadiaSr.4
Moore, J.Wilson MagnetSr.2
Torres, R.EastridgeSr.2
Tourangeau,S.BrightonJr.2
Hardeman, K.MonroeSr.2
Class B
Passing
PlayerSchoolYearYards
Wilson, T.HF-LSr.147
Davis, Jr., C.UPrepSo.132
Blakenberg, M.WayneSo.67
Receiving
Rogers, M.UPrepSr.107
Carter, N.BK/RPSr.63
Green, C.HF-LJr.49
Embury, P.WayneSr.47
Slymon, M.HF-LSr.40
Rushing
Reagan, J.WayneSr.208
Ferrara, M.HF-LSr.188
Murray, T.NewarkJr.185
Cathey, M.UPrepSr.114
Lewis, M.LivoniaSr.132
Tackles
McCoy, A.UPrepSr.18
Hernandez, D.NewarkJr.15
Minnehan, A.LivoniaJr.14
4 players tied with 10 tackles
Touchdowns
Murray, T.NewarkJr.5
Cathey, M.UPrepSr.3
Reagan, J.WayneSr.2
Class C
Passing
PlayerSchoolYearYards
Berna, K.Penn YanSr.223
Laursen, J.Cal-Mum/BBSr.160
Rowland, N.AvonSr.157
Vasile, B.LetsawSr.91
Benedict, S.MW/BloomfieldSr.78
Receiving
Volpe, R.AvonJr.138
Mahan, M.Penn YanJr.109
Wade, K.Cal-Mum/BBSo.87
Lloyd, K.Penn YanJr.71
Valastro, K.MW/BloomfieldSo.61
Rushing
Yockel, B.Cal-Mum/BBSr.250
Strzelec, Z.AtticaJr.202
Mahan, M.Penn YanJr.164
Hill, J.LeRoySr.146
Englerth, A.LeRoySr.140
Tackles
Strzelec, Z.AtticaJr.15
Krawczyk, L.AtticaSr.13
Pruonto, E.DansvilleSo.12
4 players tied with 11 tackles
Touchdowns
Yockel, B.Cal-Mum/BBSr.6
Mahan, M.Penn YanJr.5
Strzelec, Z.AtticaJr.3
Vasile, B.LetsawSr.3
3 players tied with 2 touchdowns
Class D
Passing
PlayerSchoolYearYards
Santiago, R.Can-GreenJr.170
Dunn, S.Clyde-SavannahJr.169
Record, M.Red JacketSr.131
Kennedy, J.York/PavilionJr.122
Macdonald, G.Batavia-NDJr.73
Receiving
Houghtaling, J.Can-GreenJr.122
LeGault, J.Red JacketSr.90
Stella, R.York/PavilionSr.69
Lyons, K.AlexanderSr.61
2 players tied with 37 yards
Rushing
Reese, J.Batavia-NDSr.250
James, A.LyonsSr.213
Woods, T.AlexanderSr.141
Lucieer, L.LyonsJr.122
Keifer, L.Red JacketJr.115
Tackles
Kemp, B.LyonsSr.17
Anderson, J.Red JacketSr.15
Evingham, H.Bolivar-RichburgJr.15
Lucieer, M.LyonsSo.15
Damore, K.Red JacketSo.11
Touchdowns
James, A.LyonsSr.3
Reese, J.Batavia-NDSr.3
Macdonald, G.Batavia-NDJr.2
5 players with 1 touchdown

One Response to "Section V Football Week 3 Look Ahead: Cal-Mum/BB, LeRoy clash; Avon faces class C champ Letsaw"

  1. Jim Shafer   September 19, 2019 at 8:12 am

    In the interest of accuracy, Connor Shafer for Irondequoit had 6 catches for 105 yards and a TD.

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