St. Francis quarterback Mike Radon connected with Dave Ferris for three touchdowns as the Red Raiders held on to beat visiting Aquinas of Rochester, 21-20, Saturday night in a nonleague football game.
The senior duo had outstanding individual performances as St. Francis added Aquinas, the top-ranked Class A team in the state, to an impressive list of victims. The Red Raiders also have beaten Class A state semifinalist Victor of Section VI and perennial Pennsylvania power Cathedral Prep.
Ferris caught seven balls for 231 yards while Radon threw for 262 yards on 11 for 19 passing and rushed 12 times for 79 yards. Derek Bachman hit all three of his extra points; Aquinas could have tied the game after scoring a fourth-quarter touchdown, but its extra-point kick failed.
Greg Van Remmen had 14 tackles and Kiel Illg had 11 stops for the Red Raiders, who play at another Section V power, Canandaigua, next week.
Sharpsville 27, St. Joe's 12: Ron Haywood ran for three touchdowns to lead the Pennsylvania school. Ken Betz had 15 tackles for the Marauders. St. Joe's was limited to 12 offensive plays in a first half that saw them fall behind, 20-0.
Freedom 16, St. Mary's 12: Ryan Jasinski had 11 tackles and a fumble recovery and Jim Sutton had 12 tackes and an interception for the Lancers (1-2).
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O'Hara 18, Nichols 7: O'Hara rallied for 12 points in the fourth quarter. Corey Muldowney had a 3-yard run before Chris Badillo returned an interception 30 yards for the Hawks (2-1).
Seneca 38, Bennett 8: Seneca's special teams led the way with an interception return for a touchdown, a fumble recovery for a touchdown, a punt return for a touchdown and two blocked punts. Ahmir Cole had a 20-yard interception return and Brandon Tyson had the fumble recovery as Seneca (2-0) took a 20-0 lead in the second quarter.
Lafayette 22, McKinley 0: It's been a tough start to the season for two-time defending Harvard Cup champion McKinley (0-2). After Kariel Harden returned an interception 72 yards, Gerald Baugh (147 yards rushing) scored on runs of 8 and 52 yards Lafayette (2-0).
Burgard 14, Grover Cleveland 0: Willie McCaa had 14 tackles while Waymon Brown and Andre Coleman combined on 18 to lead the Bulldogs to a 2-0 mark. McCaa scored on an 18-yard run and Prince Augustiniak threw a 14-yard TD pass for Burgard.
South Park 22, Kensington 0: Robert Turner ran for 180 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries while racking up 10 solo tackles on defense for the Sparks (1-1) against the winless Knights.
Lancaster's boys volleyball team made it two tournament wins in two weekends with a victory in the 24th annual Pan-Am Tournament at Eden. The Redskins beat Lake Shore, 25-16, 25-17, in the final.
All-tournament team picks Lisa Jaska, Katie Yearly and Lindsay Garbacz led the Lancaster girls volleyball team to the championship of the Frontier Invitational. The Redskins beat the host Falcons, 25-22, 25-20, in the finals.
Orchard Park set two meet records in claiming the team title at the sixth annual Western New York Relays at the Erie Community College city campus' Flickinger Center. OP set marks in the 400 medley relay (4:08.73) and the 400 individual medley relay (4:10.26) while it also won the 200 fly and 200 back relays.
Starpoint senior Angela Kudla competed Saturday in the Great American Cross Country Festival in Charlotte, N.C. Kudla ran a 19:35 to finish 38th in the Champion of Champions race which featured state champions from all over the country. The rest of the Spartans were at the Auburn Invitational. The boys placed fourth overall, led by Matt White's ninth-place finish in 16:45. The girls had Andrea Cappello finish second in 20:33 and Kelly Pimm place fourth in 20:59.
Albion senior Lindon Wilcox ran a 20:20 over 3.1 miles to win the Class B event at the Marcus Whitman Wildcat Invitational in Rushville.