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Homeroom Announcements: Saturday's big games & more

We know there's no homeroom today. But we're up and ready to go.

Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports.

What to watch for Saturday

1. Football - Section VI finals at New Era Field

Winners advance to next weekend's Far West Regionals at SUNY Brockport.

Class C: 1N-Cleveland Hill vs. 1S-Southwestern, noon

A rematch of last year's final, which the Eagles won. Cleve Hill also beat the Trojans in Week Four this year, 12-0.

Section VI Class C football final at a glance

VIDEO: #PrepTalkPreview of Class C final Cleveland Hill vs. Southwestern

Class B: 1-Cheektowaga vs. 4-Maryvale, 3:15 p.m.

At least one school from Cheektowaga will win a sectional title. The Warriors beat Maryvale in a close Week Seven game, 28-21.

Section VI Class B football final at a glance

VIDEO: #PrepTalkPreview of Class B final: Cheektowaga vs. Maryvale

Class A: 1S-West Seneca West vs. 2S-South Park, 6:30 p.m.

The Class A final between these two unbeatens is a reunion of sorts for ex-Timon teammates. The Indians are led by QB Matt Myers, and his favorite target at receiver is Juston Johnson. Jeremiah Sanders is a stalwart on both lines for the Sparks.

Section VI Class A football final at a glance

VIDEO: #PrepTalkPreview of Class A final: South Park vs. West Seneca West

2. Girls soccer - Far West Regionals at Williamsville South

Winners advance to the state semifinals next weekend at SUNY Cortland.

Class C: Allegany-Limestone vs. V-Marion, 2:30 p.m.

The Gators (18-1) avenged last year's final loss to Maple Grove with a 3-0 win over the Red Dragons. Marion (20-0) sophomore Chloe DeLyser is the leading scorer in Section V with 68 goals.

Allegany-Limestone, North Collins moving on in girls soccer playoffs

Class A: Grand Island vs. V-Spencerport, 4:30 p.m.

The Vikings (19-1) lost to Spencerport (18-0-1) in penalty kicks last year, 5-3, after 110 minutes of scoreless soccer. The Rangers went on to win the Class A state title.

Grand Island, Newfane repeat as sectional champions in girls soccer

Class AA: Clarence vs. V-Fairport, 7 p.m.

The Red Devils (16-2-1) are trying to make it back to their fourth straight state semifinals. Fairport (17-2) has won eight in a row since back-to-back losses.

Clarence gets big save, clutch goal to win another girls soccer title

3. Boys soccer - Far West Regionals at V-Spencerport

Winners advance to the state semifinals next weekend at Middletown High School.

Class C: Allegany-Limestone vs V-Byron-Bergen/Elba, 2:30 p.m.

The Gators (18-1) won their fourth straight Class C crown. They lost to World of Inquiry in last year's regionals, 5-0. Byron-Bergen/Elba has a record of 18-1-1.

Lafayette, Allegany-Limestone capture Section VI boys soccer crowns

Class B: Lackawanna vs V-World of Inquiry, 5 p.m.

The Steelers (18-2) look to keep their historic run going against World of Inquiry (14-5), which lost in double overtime of the Class C state final last season.

Lackawanna secures historic victory, trip to regionals

Class AA: Clarence vs V-McQuaid, 7:30 p.m.

The Red Devils (17-1-1) lost a 1-0 game to eventual state runner-up Fairport last season. McQuaid is undefeated at 19-0.

Clarence completes season sweep of Williamsville North to repeat as Class AA boys soccer champion

4. Field hockey - Far West Regionals at Williamsville North

Winners advance to the state semifinals next weekend at Maine-Endwell High School.

Akron, Amherst, Williamsville North earn field hockey championships

Class B: Amherst vs. V-Pittsford Mendon, 2 p.m.

The Tigers (13-6) took down the top two seeds in the Section VI playoffs to win their fourth title in five years. They lost to Brighton in 2013, 2014 and 2015 in the Far West Regionals. Mendon shut out Brighton in the Section V final, 2-0, to repeat as champs. It lost to Iroquois, 1-0, in last year's FWR.

Class C: Akron vs. V-East Rochester, 2 p.m.

The Tigers (13-1) are back in the Far West Regionals for the first time since 2015, when they lost to East Rochester, 2-1. East Rochester beat Barker in this round in 2016 and 2014.

Class A: Williamsville North vs. V-Webster Thomas, 4 p.m.

The Spartans (18-0) lost to Fairport, 1-0, in this round last season. They beat Webster Schroeder, 1-0, two years ago. Thomas beat Penfield, 2-1, in overtime in the Section V final.

5. Girls soccer - Monsignor Martin finals at Canisius College

It's a rematch in both Division A and Division B.

Cardinal O'Hara takes on defending-champ Buffalo Seminary in the small schools championship at 2 p.m. Seminary won in overtime last season, 2-1.

Reigning-champ Nardin takes on Nichols afterward at 4:30 p.m. The Gators won in penalty kicks last season.

Honor roll:

  • - Football: Monsignor Martin semifinals
    • St. Mary's of Lancaster at St. Joe's, 2 p.m.
    • Bishop Timon-St. Jude at Cardinal O'Hara, 2 p.m.
  • Boys volleyball: Division II semifinals at Lackawanna
    • B: 2-Eden vs. 3-Cheektowaga, 2:30 p.m.
    • A: 2-North Tonawanda vs. 3-Sweet Home, 4:30 p.m.
    • B: 1-Maryvale vs. 4-Starpoint, 6:30 p.m.
    • A: 1-Hamburg vs. 5-Grand Island, 8:30 p.m.

Today's schedule can be found at our high school scoreboard.

#PrepTalkLive updates: While we follow ALL the high school action via our Prep Talk team, we encourage YOU to also tweet updates from the games you are attending with the hashtag #PrepTalkLive attached.

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Friday's roundup

Another Legendary triumph; Lancaster repeats as Class AA football champions

Maple Grove overcomes Franklinville/Ellicottville to defend Class D championship

East Aurora, Newfane, Maple Grove sweep Section VI cross country championships

Boys Soccer: Lafayette puts controversy aside to win first regional title

Girls Soccer: Newfane, North Collins lose in Far West Regional

Canisius boys, St. Mary's girls capture Monsignor Martin Association titles

Girls Swimming: Fredonia Riley Drummond earns sectional title repeat

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