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LATE TD CARRIES ORCHARD PARK OVER JAMESTOWN

It's been a long time since anyone's had Jamestown's number. Orchard Park appears to be that team.

The Quakers have beaten the Red Raiders five out of the last six times, the most recent win coming Saturday, 17-10, in a Federation Division I South game played at Southwestern.

Fullback Sal Palermo scored the winning touchdown, going up the middle on a 1-run run with 20 seconds left in the game. The Quakers started the 94-yard drive with 7:01 left.

Palermo finished with 101 yards on 25 carries. Brian Myers caught a 16-yard TD pass from Jeremy Clark, and Clark kicked a 21-yard field goal.

The Quakers have eliminated Jamestown the past three years in the playoffs.

"Those two playoff games and this game, we drove 90 yards (late) in every single game, so I don't really know if we have their number," said OP coach Gene Tundo. "There's some luck involved. They were three great games. They beat us 16 out of the last 18 before that so I guess they're still up on that part of it."

Jamestown quarterback Craig Swanson completed 8 of 12 passes for 125 yards. Linebacker Aaron Olson had 12 tackles. Running back/linebacker Aaron Leeper missed most of the second half with a possible hyperextended knee.

Division I, North

Lancaster 29, Lockport 7: Kevin Durkin, Jeremy Lynch, Brandon Suchan and Ty Godinho had pass interceptions as No. 4 large school Lancaster (2-0) rolled to its fifth straight win over the Lions. Quarterback Bob Hoffman accounted for two touchdowns and completed 8 of 16 passes for 162 yards. Kyle Haniszewski had eight tackles. Scott Rick added a 2-yard scoring run and Michael Suchan caught a 24-yard option pass from Godinho.

North Tonawanda 38, Niagara Falls 0: The Jacks held the Power Cats to three first downs to even their record at 1-1. Erik Zorich and Brian Lawn had 14 tackles each. Geoff Gain had 104 yards on 17 carries. Jon Mohr scored on a 62-yard reverse to open the scoring and added a 5-yard TD catch in the third quarter from quarterback Mike Miranto.

Interdivision I

Frontier 6, Kenmore West 0: Jason Gilham caught a 28-yard flare pass from Brett Conrad as the Falcons won what coach Dominic Govenettio described as "a brawl." Kenmore West fumbled on its own 10-yard line to set up the Falcons' score. Frontier's defense kept the Blue Devils from crossing the 50-yard line. Conrad was 7 of 14 for 75 yards and Will Maher rushed 22 times for 75 yards.

Division II

Niagara-Wheatfield 28, Kenmore East 15: Senior quarterback Robert Darnley scored four touchdowns, finishing with 130 yards, and completed 8 of 10 passes for 133 yards to lead the Falcons. Marty Valery had six receptions for 121 yards. Adam Roberts had 10 solos tackles and nine assists.

Grand Island 14, LaSalle 0: J.J. Tutwiler passed for 103 yards and a touchdown to lead the Vikings (1-1). Jason Reaser added a 26-yard TD run.

Division IV

Albion 42, Starpoint 6: Soren Johnson intercepted three passes and ran one back for a touchdown to lead the Purple Eagles. Brandon Munson scored twice on the ground and finished with 189 yards on 19 carries. Albion quarterback Patrick Fitzsimmon threw for 117 yards and two scores. Strong safety Welsey Bedford led the defense with 10 tackles.

Newfane 6, Maryvale 0: Kenny Aikens had three sacks and four tackles for losses as the Panthers edged the Flyers. Brian Wise intercepted a pass with two minutes remaining and accounted for the game's scoring with field goals of 27 and 44 yards.

Division VI

JFK 25, Roy-Hart 6: Jason Lenartowicz scored on runs of 1 and 18 yards for the Bears (2-0). Quarterback Chris Buczek threw touchdown passes to Jesse Swanson and Bill Battaglia and finished with 147 yards. Mike Ziolkowaski accounted for 101 of JFK's 228 yards on the ground.

Cleveland Hill 19, Gowanda 0: Chris Kulinski returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown and had 10 tackles to lead the Eagles. Justin Draper added a 39-yard scoring run to cap his 95-yard day, and Eric Everett returned to the lineup after missing last week's game (chicken pox) and had a 17-yard scoring run.

Division VIII

Forestville 53, Franklinville 12: Mike Odrobina scored three times and finished with 102 yards on 14 carries to lead the Hornets. Quarterback Ron Dulbina completed 6 of 9 passes for 170 yards.

Pine Valley 16, West Valley 15: Colon Mayer returned a blocked punt 43 yards for the winning touchdown to spark the Panthers.

Division IX

Maple Grove 14, Panama 0: Tom Fred scored on an 8-yard run Chris Carlberg caught an 11-yard pass from Randall Secky to lead the Red Dragons. Secky finished 4 of 14 for 45 yards.

Clymer 46, Chautauqua Lake 20: Jehuu Karr scored twice, finishing with 153 yards on 23 carries, to lead the Pirates. Paul Downey scored the first two touchdowns of the game and finished with 130 yards on 12 carries.

Non-league

Canisius 21, Watertown 14: Quarterback John Mann threw a 5-yard touchdown pass and scored on a 3-yard run to lead the Crusaders. Mann completed 9 of 13 throws. Eric Turner rushed 27 times for 124 yards. Nick Roger had nine tackles and five assists.

Wellsville 32, Nichols 12: Two long scoring plays weren't enough as the Big Green dropped a decision to Section V power Wellsville. Eishawn Camp returned an interception 81 yards and Brendan Docherty caught an 85-yard pass from Jon Blumhagen for Nichols (0-2).

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Turner/Carroll 30, Niagara Catholic 13: The Chargers (1-1) got four touchdowns from quarterback William Murray on their way to a win over the Rapideers. Murray threw for a pair of scores and showed his versatility by returning two punts for TDs as well. Murray was 5 of 8 passing for 130 yards while Andrew Sullivan, who caught both TD aerials, had four catches for 125 yards.

Harvard Cup

McKinley 14, Hutch-Tech 8: Mike Moore rushed for 123 yards on 18 carries and scored on a 1-yard run to lead the Macks. Trivell Maxwell added a 2-yard run and had 13 tackles.

Lee Stephens led Hutch-Tech with 12 tackles and Anthony Johnson rushed for 102 yards on 12 carries.

Kensington 22, Riverside 6: Brazill Bridgers rushed for 225 yards on 22 carries and scored on runs of 98 and 10 yards to lead the Knights. Split end Walter Williams caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Chris Tirado, who completed 6 of 8 passes for 102 yards. Riverside scored in the second quarter when Tyrone Anderson caught a 15-yard pass from Tim Giewieski.

Lafayette 14, Burgard 12: Frank Richards' 3-yard TD run with 43 seconds left and his subsequent two-point conversion run lifted the Violets to a season-opening upset of defending Harvard Cup champion Burgard. Joe Proverse (5 of 8, 187 yards) added an 83-yard TD bomb to Gerald Vaughn while Lamar Hampton ran for both of the Bulldogs' scores.

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