St. Joe's lost more than a football game Friday night when running back Sandro DeAngelis went down with a serious ankle injury in the second quarter of a 56-7 loss to powerhouse Cathedral Prep before 5,000 fans at Veteran's Field in Erie, Pa.
DeAngelis, the Western New York Player of the Year, reportedly got turned around on the Astroturf during the first minute of the second quarter. He was taken to an Erie hospital. St. Joe's trailed, 14-7, at the time of DeAngelis' injury. He finished with 59 yards on seven carries. Cathedral Prep (3-0) is ranked No. 8 in the East in the latest USA Today poll. St. Joe's (1-1) -- which had won 12 straight -- is the No. 1-ranked large school in the state and in The Buffalo News Poll.
In other non-league games:
Aquinas 14, Timon/St. Jude 7 (OT): Kwynn Walton scored on a 20-yard run on first down in overtime to lead visiting Aquinas. Timon got the ball first in OT, but couldn't score. Walton helped force the overtime as he scored with four seconds left in the game on a sweep. Vaughn Gordon, who had his opening kickoff TD called back, scored for the Tigers on a 39-yard run in the fourth quarter. He finished with 154 yards on 20 carries. Aquinas was the team that eliminated Clarence in the Class A Far West Regionals last year.
Lew-Port 21, Wilson 14: Senior J.J. Alquist ran for 219 yards on 31 carries and scored twice to give him six TD's in three games this season for the Lancers. Justin Lampman scored both TD's for Wilson.
Salamanca 29, Gowanda 0: Chris Dugg scored on runs of 1 and 2 yards for the Warriors, who moved to 3-0. Quarterback Mike Potter added a 7-yard score and was 6 of 6 passing for 42 yards.
Division I, North
Lancaster 28, Kenmore West 7: Junior running back Ty Godinho rushed for 201 yards and scored on runs of 5, 55 and 20 yards for the Redskins, ranked No. 14 in the state in Class AA and No. 3 among large schools. Lancaster (3-0) is off to its best start since the 1994 club began the year 4-0.
Tackle Kyle Haniszewski had 14 tackles and joined Jeremy Lynch in recording an interception. Freshman kicker Derek Ziders was perfect on four extra-point attempts, making him 11 of 13 this season. Justin Cicatello scored for the Blue Devils on a 10-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Clarence 42, LaSalle 7: Clarence quarterback Charles Madison ran for three scores and threw for another as the Red Devils scored 21 first-quarter points. Senior tailback Jim Farrell caught a 65-yard bomb from Madison, and added a 6-yard score. Ron Primerano had given the Explorers a 7-0 lead on a 21-yard run.
West Seneca East 30, Lake Shore 22: The Trojans scored 18 straight points in the second half to erase a 22-12 deficit. West Seneca East (3-0) got four long touchdown runs in the win and finished with 433 yards on the ground as a team. Peter Giardina scored on a 52-yarder, Marcus Johnson on a 70-yarder, Donald Starr from 60 yards out and a 29-yard run by Raymond Kwasniewski. Lake Shore (0-3) senior Will Ramsey had 187 yards on 25 carries and scored all three touchdowns for the Eagles.
Williamsville South 44, Amherst 0: The Billies, No. 9 in small schools in WNY, got two touchdown catches from T.J. Cottrell in blanking Amherst. Cottrell caught TD passes of 35 and 13 yards from quarterback Pat Lester. Jay Schickling scored twice on the ground and finished with 108 yards on 13 carries. Nick Martone, a freshman, added a score and 111 yards. In a pregame ceremony, retired South coach Chuck Huber was recognized for his years of service.
Tonawanda 21, Albion 12: Ryan Smith rushed for 164 yards, including a 9-yard TD run, as the Warriors improved to 3-0. Sean Kenney threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Jim Wheeler and R.J. Balling scored on a 3-yard run for the winners. Defensively, J.R. Balling had 12 tackles while Rich Brumfield added 10. Pat Fitzsimmons had a pair of TD passes for the Purple Eagles. The game was a battle of ranked small schools, Tonawanda (No. 2) and Albion (No. 8).
Cheektowaga 21, Depew 14: A 28-yard run by Anthony Burch in the fourth quarter lifted the Warriors over Depew. Burch, a sophomore, finished with 182 yards on 13 carries. The Wildcats took a 7-0 lead on a 50-yard run by junior Jason Berghold. Berghold added a 5-yard score in the third quarter and finished with 135 yards on the ground. Jeff McGill had 21 tackles and forced a fumble for Cheektowaga.
East Aurora 21, Alden 20: East Aurora's Jim Moshier finished with 131 all-purpose yards and scored twice for the Blue Devils. The senior had 89 yards on 13 carries and gained 42 yards through the air on three receptions, including a 35-yard touchdown catch from quarterback Mike Paradise. Moshier added 16 tackes on defense. East Aurora (1-2) also got a 3-yard TD run from Shane Heltz. Joe Blachowicz caught five passes for 102 yards for Alden (1-2). Dave Blachowicz connected with his brother on TD passes of 71 and 20 yards.
Lackawanna 47, Dunkirk 8: Senior Joe West scored three times on runs of 65, 69 and 21 yards as the Steelers extended their winning streak to 28 games. Lackawanna, the No. 1 Class B school in the state and top-ranked small school in Western New York, scored 27 points in the first quarter. Senior Angel Burgos scored caught a TD pass and returned a fumble 36 yards. Quarterback Rodney Randolph threw three TD's for Lackawanna, including two to Nelvin Wilder.
Akron 26, Roy-Hart 8: Senior quarterback Michael Dean ran for two scores and finished with 91 yards rushing to lead the Tigers. Pat Hennessy and Clint Stafford also scored on the ground for Akron. Linebacker Rich Moleski finished with eight solo tackles. Brett Manzel scored on a 6-yard run for Roy-Hart.
Allegany-Limestone 51, Silver Creek 26: Tailback Anthony Jeffries scored five TDs and finished with 226 yards on 19 carries for the Gators (2-1), who scored 25 straight points after falling behind, 12-6. Robert Truman added two scores on 134 yards. Silver Creek (2-1) quarterback Tom Postle was 13 of 24 for 200 yards and three TD's.
Cattaraugus 24, Franklinville 0: Sophomore tailback Tyler Bradley had 181 on 31 carries and scored on runs of 1 and 19 yards to lead the Big Red. Bradley scored lone touchdown last week against Randolph and scored two in the season opener against Brocton. Josh Jones added a pair of 10-yard runs.
Cattaraugus held the Panthers to 46 yards rushing. Ben Pisa and Brian Schaus had eight tackles each.
Forestville 39, Ellicottville 6: Quarterback Ron Duliba threw three TD passes, including a 25- and 52-yarder to wideout Jon Borowicz for the Hornets. Mike Gajewski added a 70-yard punt return.
Randolph 21, West Valley 0: The Cardinals scored three fourth-quarter touchdowns, including an 8-yard run by Mark Wellington. Wellington, a 5-9, 155-pound senior, finished with 247 yards on 33 carries. Cole Beaver scored on a 4-yard run and Mike Rowland added a 10-yard score.
Maple Grove 37, Brocton 6: The Maple Grove school record for most extra points in a career is still held by a Rambacher, but the mark of 62 was passed from Ryan to Jordan as the Red Dragons drubbled Brocton.
Jordan kicked four PATs to pass his brother Ryan, who is now a junior kicker at Alfred University. The win was the 16th in a row for the defending Class D state champions, currently ranked No. 1 in the state.
Tom Fred scored on a 5-yard run and also had a 31-yard fumble recovery for a score. Kyle Swanson was the leading ground-gainer with 85 yards on 11 carries and a 1-yard TD plunge. Randall Secky was 10 for 19 for 109 yards and one rushing touchdown.
Seneca 22, Lafayette 8: Seneca's Ahmir Cole scored twice and finished with 101 yards on 16 carries to lead the Indians. Quarterback Darmel Whitfield also scored on a 1-yard plunge and picked off two passes on defense. Seneca's (2-0) special teams recovered two fumbles. Frank Richards scored Lafayette's (1-1) lone touchdown on a 6-yard run.
The Southwestern at Springville and Portville at Falconer games were not reported to The News.