Section V Football Playoff Preview: Class B

Clockwise: UPrep’s Clyde Davis, Jr. has thrown for 785 yards and 7 touchdowns. HF-L’s Mason Ferrara ran for 1,456 yards and 18 touchdowns during the regular season. Terrez Smith leads Batavia’s run-heavy offense with 585 yards and 6 touchdowns. Geneva’s Wyatt Patchett has 821 pass yards and 9 touchdowns.

Class B opens with three games on Friday and another on Saturday. Here’s the breakdown:

No. 1 seed UPREP GRIFFINS
Record: 6-1
Coach: Kala Gause
Streak: Won two straight
Points per game: 36.3
Points allowed per game: 14.9
Players to watch: Michael Cathey Sr. RB, DB 793 rushing yards, 12 touchdowns, 9 tackles, 1 fumble recovery; Clyde Davis, Jr. So. QB 785 passing yards, 7 touchdowns; Ray Rivera Sr. OL, MLB 104 tackles; Mark Rogers Sr. WR, DB 295 receiving yards, 78 rushing yards, 5 touchdowns
NYSSWA Rank: No. 13
Opponent: Bishop Kearney/Rochester Prep

No. 2 seed BATAVIA BLUE DEVILS
Record: 5-2
Coach: Brennan Briggs
Streak: Won three of four
Points per game: 27.1
Points allowed per game: 18.1
Players to watch: Cody Burns Sr. RB, LB 7 touchdowns; Jesse Reinhart So. QB, DB 287 passing yards; Terrez Smith Jr RB, LB 585 rushing yards, 6 touchdowns
NYSSWA Rank: No. 19
Opponent: Palmyra-Macedon

No. 3 HONEOYE FALLS-LIMA COUGARS
Record: 5-2
Coach: John Russ
Streak: Won three straight
Points per game: 32.4
Points allowed per game: 15.6
Players to watch: Mason Ferrara Sr. RB 1,456 rushing yards, 18 touchdowns; Mitch Slymon Sr. WR 409 receiving yards, 6 touchdowns; Turner Wilson Sr. QB 646 passing yards, 7 touchdowns
Opponent: Wayne

No. 4 seed LIVONIA BULLDOGS
Record: 5-2
Coach: John Gammon
Streak: Won three straight
Points per game: 35.3
Points allowed per game: 18
Players to watch: Trevor Allen Jr. OL, LB; Ryan Haugh Sr. RB, DB; Marcus Lewis Sr. RB, DB; Alex Minnehan Jr. WR, DB; Jake Smith Jr. RB, DB
Opponent: Geneva

No. 5 seed GENEVA PANTHERS
Record: 4-3
Coach: Michael Pane
Streak: Won two of three
Points per game: 21.4
Points allowed per game: 21.7
Players to watch: Malik Gramling Sr. DB 98 tackles, 2 sacks; Nasir Harrison Jr. RB 782 rushing yards, 8 touchdowns, 11 tackles; Jahvon Loucks Sr. WR, DB 420 receiving yards, 3 touchdowns, 17 tackles, 1 interception; Wyatt Patchett Jr. QB 821 passing yards, 86 rushing yards, 9 touchdowns
Opponent: Livonia

No. 6 WAYNE EAGLES
Record: 3-4
Coach: Dave Marean
Streak: Lost 2 straight
Points per game: 21
Points allowed per game: 21.9
Players to watch: Mason Blakenberg So. QB 1,058 passing yards, 12 touchdowns; Jonah Pullen Sr. LB 36 tackles; John Reagan Sr. RB 570 rushing yards, 4 touchdowns
Opponent: Honeoye Falls-Lima

No. 7 seed PALMYRA-MACEDON RED RAIDERS
Record: 3-4
Coach: Brad Patchett
Streak: Lost two of three
Points per game: 21.4
Points allowed per game: 24.6
Players to watch: Grady Arnold Sr. WR, LB 158 receiving yards, 1 touchdown; Zach Baker Sr. QB, LB 477 passing yards, 8 touchdowns; Nate Mayou Sr. OL, DL 70 tackles, 1 sack; Ryan Quigley Sr. RB, CB 371 rushing yards, 4 touchdowns
Opponent: Batavia

No. 8 seed BISHOP KEARNEY/ROCHESTER PREP
Record: 2-5
Coach: Richard Gause
Streak: Lost three straight
Points per game: 19.6
Points allowed per game: 25.7
Players to watch: Nathan Carter Sr. RB, LB 880 rushing yards, 8 touchdowns; Javier Flowers So. WR, SS 265 receiving yards, 5 touchdowns; Shia Patton Jr. MLB 51 tackles; Azavier Ross Fr. QB 537 passing yards, 103 rushing yards, 7 touchdowns
Opponent: UPrep

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