SYRACUSE – The ending to perhaps the greatest season in the long history of Lancaster High School football figured to be a tearjerker win or lose.
That's because there wouldn't be any more practices for this group. No more film sessions. No more game-planning for an opponent.
All of that would have been easier to stomach on a triumphant note, but Section II's Troy di…
SYRACUSE – The Lancaster faithful came out in full force hoping to witness the perfect ending to a historic season by the Legends. Instead, they saw Section II's Troy do just that for the second year in row.
The Flying Horses defeated Lancaster, 41-26, on Sunday afternoon in the New York State Public High Schools Class AA championship game at the Carrier Dome.
Who: Lancaster Legends (12-0) vs. II-Troy Flying Horses (12-0)
When: 3 p.m. Sunday
Where: Carrier Dome at Syracuse University
Television: Spectrum News
Rankings: Lancaster is ranked No. 1 in the News’ Large School poll and second in the New York State Sportswriters' poll. Troy is ranked first in the state.
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